People, Nov. 16, 1953

Names make news. Last week these names made this news:

World-circling Vice President Richard Nixon roared into Hong Kong with an escort of twelve Royal Air Force Vampire jets. Hong Kong roared back with a 19-gun salute. Later, in a police outpost only 200 yards from the Hong Kong-Red China border, the Vice President spotted a Communist flag flapping above the village of Sha Tau Kok. Nixon wanted to cross over to the village for a quick look-see, but his guides discouraged him.

Autographing copies of his latest work, The Future of Architecture, in a Chicago bookstore, Architect Frank Lloyd Wright, 84, cast...

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