The Press: Meet the Mrs.

Captioned "Yes, Dear!", the picture on the inside cover of Pageant's December issue showed Union Boss John L. Lewis on the telephone, apparently speaking to his wife. Said the cut lines: "Mr. Lewis has a wife. So have a handful of other such overpowering gentlemen you'd never suspect of matrimony. You can meet the Mrs. in this issue." Sure enough, included in Pageant's two-page gallery of "wives of famous men" was a portrait of Mrs. John L. Lewis. What Pageant had forgotten was that Mrs. Lewis died on Sept. 9, 1942.


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