People: People, Sep. 20, 1948

The Solid Flesh

Britain's Prime Minister Clement Attlee was ordered by doctors to cut his engagements to the minimum. His ailment: "an early duodenal ulcer."

William Z. Foster, the nation's No. 1 Communist, was ordered by doctors to go to bed and rest for several weeks. Something he must not worry about: an indictment for conspiracy to overthrow the U.S. Government.

Bob Hope, rehearsing for a radio show, suddenly gagged and choked, wheezed painfully until a doctor came and took a fishbone out of his throat.

Amos Alonzo Stagg, hale & hearty at 86, took charge...

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