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...