MANNERS & MORALS: Americana, Mar. 24, 1947

Notes on U.S. customs, manners and morals, as reported in the U.S. press:

¶ The American Association of Teachers of Slavic Languages announced that the number of colleges offering courses in Russian language and culture was up 38% from last year, with more than 30,000 students now enrolled.

¶ Only four out of ten U.S. families still say grace before meals, said Dr. Gallup.

¶ In Detroit, Police Censor Charles Snyder jailed three stripteasers of the Empress Burlesque. Said Virginia Murphy, 27, who had taken off her G-string and thrown it to the audience: "I was leaving and I wanted the boys...

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