People: Jan. 12, 1962

Meeting over the hardware at a Milwaukee banquet honoring them as the Associated Press's athletes of the year were Wilma Rudolph Ward, 21, the world's speediest woman, and Roger Moris, 27, HR 61. Roger was reportedly busy haggling for a 100% pay boost; Wilma, just married to a Tennessee State schoolmate, seemed intent on homemaking ("Most of the Russian women runners in the last Olympics had two or three children, and that didn't bother them").

Amidst the brocade and crystal furnishings of Manhattan's St. Regis Hotel, Pioneer Modern Architect Walter Gropius, 78, stood up...

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