People, May 13, 1940

Informed that H. L. Mencken has a name for strip-tease artists (TIME, April 29), Teaseuse Gypsy Rose Lee ejaculated: "Ecdysiast he calls me! Why, the man is an intellectual slob. He has been reading books."

Moon-faced David Rockefeller, 24, youngest son of John D. Rockefeller Jr., after working for a Ph.D. at the University of Chicago, got himself an unpaid job in New York City's Government (one of 60 students of government who got similar jobs as "interns"). Said amazed new Intern Rockefeller: "I never saw anything like the Mayor."

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