People: Troubled Times

Theodore Roosevelt, who grew up to brandish a big stick, got an early start as a collegiate boxer. An exhibit of photographs, letters and other TRivia that opened last week in Manhattan furnished some fierce pictorial proof: a bewhiskered Teddy in his teens in fighting rig (with scowl to match) as a Harvard undergraduate (see cut).

For three weeks, white-thatched Jesse Jones had managed to avoid testifying on some 1941 oil deals. A doctor's affidavit averred that Jones had coronary heart disease, suffered from attacks of "paroxysmal auricular fibrillation," and was in no condition to appear in court. But the plaintiff countered...

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