People, Jan. 11, 1954

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Asked by Sweden's Ambassador to the U.S.S.R. to endorse a Swedish polio fund drive, philanthropic Soviet Premier Georgy M. Malenkov not only obliged but also kicked in with a contribution of 1 krona (19¢)

President Eisenhower approved the retirement of two federal judges who had presided over some historic trials. The jurists: Missouri's Albert L. Reeves, 80, an appointee of Warren G. Harding who sat at the trial of Kansas City Politico Tom Pendergast (income tax evasion) and who last November passed death sentences on...

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