People: The Restless Foot

Arriving in Manhattan, Playwright-Actor Noel Coward appeared to be in a grave, no-nonsense mood befitting his years (50 this week). Undismayed that his last three plays have been failures in London, he told the New York Times: "I shall write new comedies, for I have a great wit and I am a gifted man as well as being a very hard worker."

Soviet Foreign Minister Andrei Y. Vishinsky left New York aboard a U.S. ship, bound for his homeland after almost three months in New York as chief of the Soviet delegation to the U.N....

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