People: The Old Gang

In Manhattan, Publisher Bernarr ("Body Love") Macfadden had a hot tip on the presidency in 1952: "I see very clearly that the truly American and conservative Democrat Judge Harold R. Medina [is] headed for the White House."

In Paris, Mary Garden, 72, said that she would make a lecture tour in the U.S. this fall, her first trip back in 18 years. Her subjects: music, the opera, and singers. Said the onetime prima donna, whose hip-swinging versions of Thais and Salome still linger in the memories of old-time operagoers: "I will speak as I feel."

In Washington, Dr. Herman Baruch (younger brother of...

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