People: Inside Dopesters

Randolph Churchill, plump columnist-son of Winston, surveyed Manhattan, recalled its aspect three years before, reported to his readers changes that struck him most: women weren't as good-looking as they used to be, but necklines plunged deeper. Analyst Churchill (whose occasional companion has been ex-Best-Dressed Mrs. William Rhinelander Stewart) explained that the great beauties were all in Florida at the moment.

John O'Hara, best selling literary specialist in big-city barflies, heels and floozies, got a thorough quoting-over from New York Post Columnist Earl Wilson, who interviewed him at a bar. O'Hara by Wilson: "If I...

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