People: People, Aug. 28, 1950

The Family Circle

Surrounded by relatives and friends in a suite at Manhattan's Hotel Sherry Netherland, durable Elder Statesman Bernard Baruch celebrated his 80th birthday with champagne and caviar, ice cream and cake. Baruch, who back in 1947 said that he was bowing out of public life, had definitely changed his mind: "The sands are running out for me, but I'm not senile yet. I'll know when I am, and I'll shut up. But I am still able to cope with those fellows [in Washington], and I'll keep telling them what I think should...

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