People, Nov. 1, 1937

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

Elliott Roosevelt, second son of The President, signed a contract to broadcast news commentaries twice a week from Fort Worth, Tex. His 15-minute programs will contain no mention of politics, will be confined to news "in the lives of Mr. and Mrs. Average Citizen."

Riding near Oyster Bay, L. I. with the Countess Edith di Zoppola and the Duke de Verdura, Songwriter Cole Porter's horse reared, fell, rolled on him, broke both his legs.

Producer Samuel Goldwyn's wild-eyed press-agentry dispatched a telegram in his name...

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