People: Aug. 7, 1964

Setting off on a tour of Ecuador, Peru and Bolivia to visit installations of the Pious Society of St. James the Apostle (which he founded in 1958), Boston's Richard Cardinal Gushing, 68, felt the twinges of age and chronic asthma. "I don't want to go," he confessed, "but just as St. Paul stung his flesh, and just as President Kennedy stung his flesh, so I must sting mine to fight the enemies of morality."

For his 74th happy return, the gifts included: 1) a cigarette box made from the newly dismantled Polo Grounds' foul...

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