Religion: Whose Front?

One surefire way of getting publicity is to present some sort of award to an authentic celebrity. This tried & true device has been put to good use since 1939 by the Rev. Guy Emery Shipler, who edits and pressagents Manhattan's fortnightly, unofficial Episcopal magazine, The Churchman. The annual "Churchman Award" dinners have honored such eminent folk as Franklin Roosevelt, Bernard Baruch, General Eisenhower and Mme. Chiang Kaishek. Last year Editor Shipler got extra big publicity, but the wrong kind, when Secretary of State Marshall decided that he would rather not accept The...

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