People: People, Dec. 29, 1947

Slings & Arrows

Juan Domingo Perón, boss of Argentina, peered into the future, reported back that 1948 would be "very bad" and 1949 "terrible." But he was doing his best, he said, scooping up a slightly congested metaphor: "I am trying to bring accord . . . so that we may all kick the ball toward the same goal. . . ."

Novelist Knut Hamsun, 88, who won fame in the '20s with his hard-breathing accounts of man's bare-knuckled fight with Mother Nature (Growth of The Soil), was sued in Norway for the damage he had done his native land as a wartime...

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