GERMANY: Steele Case

William Edward Dodd. the fighting North Carolina Baptist who is U. S. Ambassador to Germany, got orders from the State Department last week "to proceed actively to clarify the status" of Miss Isobel Lillian Steele, a U. S. citizen who had sat incommunicado for 88 days in a Nazi jail. The German Government refused to tell Ambassador Dodd what charges have been made against Miss Steele. To her friends, however, there was no great mystery about why Isobel is in trouble.

She is a lean, ebullient girl with a long, inquisitive nose and an...

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