People: Roses All the Way

Herbert Bayard Swope, longtime associate of Bernard Baruch, got the Medal for Merit from General Dwight D. Eisenhower while, for a change, much-honored Baruch (with Cabinet members, a major general, a brigadier general and two lieutenant generals) stood on the sidelines.

One-third of the U.S. Supreme Court—Fred M. Vinson, Stanley E. Reed and Wiley Rutledge, all Kentuckians—prepared to go to Louisville this week, all to get honorary LL.D.s from the University of Louisville Law School.

The late O. Henry (real name William Sydney Porter), father of the high-gear, machine-tooled short-short story, was...

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