People: Paths of Glory

Manhattan's official greeter Grover Whalen turned in expense accounts for two recent civic receptions. The tab for General Douglas MacArthur's welcome came to $23,467; the one for Israel's Prime Minister David Ben-Gurion, $6,296.

Italy's Communist Boss Palmiro Togliatti. who was pinked three times by an assassin in 1948, got a token of esteem from the Skoda steel works: a bulletproof Skoda limousine. Such a gift, said the beaming Togliatti, "*is proof of the industrial ability and excellent workmanship of Czechoslovakia, working...freely to put out cars for the common man at a time when...

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