People: People, Apr. 17, 1950

The Mixture As Before

Jerome Herman ("Dizzy") Dean, onetime fogball pitcher for the St. Louis Cardinals, beginning his new job as a TV newscaster for the New York Yankees, said that he would go right on talking "same as I do back in Arkansas." What about listeners in Brooklyn? "If they cain't understand me, we're even. I cain't understand them, either."

Playwright-Biographer Robert Emmet (Roosevelt and Hopkins) Sherwood told the New York Times Magazine how he had found, among the newly opened archives of his old friend Franklin Delano Roosevelt, some unpublished correspondence between...

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