People: People, Jul. 23, 1945

Hands across the Sea

Bess Truman, who has not yet been labeled pink, white, or red by the Russophobe press,, calmly accepted membership in a new organization set up to replace books destroyed by the Nazis in Russia. Her jawbreaking title: Honorary Chairman of the English Classics Collection of Books for Russian War Relief.

Charlie Chaplin, in the midst of thorny court troubles at home, suddenly got a red, red rose from abroad. Russian and Czech cinemen sent him a telegram expressing "deep respect to you . . . who . . . have always defended the principles of humanism."

Frank Sinatra got a...

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