People: People, Mar. 20, 1950

Alarums & Excursions

The New York Journal-American printed a surprise message to its readers from Publisher William Randolph Hearst, 86. "I do not think I am very radical," he wrote for the record. "Indeed, I sometimes think that as I have grown older and slowed down a bit, I am really not radical enough."

In Washington, David E. Lilienthal, 50, who resigned as chairman of the Atomic Energy Commission after a lot of senatorial heckling, poked a little fun at his most outspoken detractors. Applying for a card in the Georgetown Public Library, he was asked for references, wrote down the names of...

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