People, Dec. 20, 1954

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

To the delight of nocturnal listeners from coast to coast, NBC-TV's glad-libber Steve Allen, 32, met his match and more when septuagenarian Poet-Biographer Carl Sandburg dropped in for a scheduled 15-minute interview on Allen's midnight show. Looking as mild and mischievous as Grandma Moses in a barroom, the weathered old buckeye bard casually ignored the time limit on his stint, brushed aside his M.C.'s good-nights and thank-yous, stayed on happily ad-libbing, reading, reciting and singing for the full hour that remained of the show....

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