People, Dec. 10, 1956

Names make news. Last week these names made this news.

Setting aside his drawing tools for a moment, Britain's best-known cartoonist, aging (65) David Low, writing for the New York Times Magazine, deplored, from a caricaturist's viewpoint, the post-Stalin decline of "the cult of personality." Lamented Low: "There has been a steady decline in striking personality as compared with pre-war yesterday, with its Hitler, Stalin, Mussolini, Gandhi, Churchill, Roosevelt and company . . . Eisenhower offers opportunities, certainly, with his curiously shaped skull and short, wide face, but nobody could say he was a cartoonist's delight . . . Things are even...

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