The Press: A Present for Mitzie

Mitzie Epstein was just 19 when she quit fashion-design school in 1924, gave up her chance for a career and married Samuel Irving Newhouse, the hustling, 28-year-old publisher of the Staten Island (N.Y.) daily Advance. Last month, when Sam Newhouse went looking for the proper gift for their 35th wedding anniversary, he had a good basis to go on—Mitzie, a delicate wisp of a woman (5 ft., 76 Ibs.) who likes to wear originals by Dior and Givenchy, still has a high interest in high fashion. Last week Sam came home with just the...

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