People, may 9, 1955

Names make news. Last week these names made this news:

Amidst a busy week, Citizen Harry Truman, in his favorite, folksiest role of elder politician, turned up in Chicago as the guest (and paid speaker) of Illinois' Jewish bar association. He was agreeably surprised by a premature birthday celebration, complete with cake, eleven days before he was due to turn 71. Among the congratulations, one message was especially notable, a wire from onetime Republican presidential nominee Alf London, who praised Truman's frankness and courage, predicted that "future historians . . . will rank Mr....

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