People: The Social Graces

Interviewed for the Paris edition of the New York Herald Tribune, Washington's No. 1 unofficial hostess Gwendolyn Cafritz carefully explained why she does not invite Mr. & Mrs. Harry Truman to her parties: "I never invited Mr. Truman when he was a Senator, which was my mistake. I never had anything against him. It's just that I never thought the Trumans attracted me. I only ask people that are really exciting. Besides, Mr. Truman doesn't like to talk to ladies." How about Senator Joe McCarthy? "Joe's a friend of mine, but I haven't...

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