People: Mind Over Matter

From the White House in Washington, Harry Truman, still playing host to Iran's Premier Mossadegh and trying to mediate the British-Iranian oil squabble, remembered to send "felicitations and sincere good wishes" to the Shah of Iran on his 32nd birthday.

In Manhattan, after a period of long and careful study, a panel of judges including Dr. Ralph Bunche selected a model for what will become the first "anthropologically correct Negro doll." Behind the project, wrote Eleanor Roosevelt, a hearty supporter of the plan, was "the idea that a really beautiful Negro doll would give...

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