People, Aug. 8, 1960

While their husbands were hurrying around Chicago at top political speed attending to sterner G.O.P. Convention affairs, the wives of eleven Republican bigwigs, plus the daughter of a twelfth, climbed into fancy period gowns for a "Great Ladies" lunch at the Conrad Hil ton Hotel. Guests of honor at the costume party were Mamie Eisenhower, who saw herself impersonated, and Pat Nixon, who could dream that she would join the roster of the dozen Republican First Ladies whose inaugural finery was reproduced for the occasion.

Physicist J. Robert Oppenheimer, 56, director of Princeton's Institute...

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