People: People, Sep. 13, 1948

Trials & Tribulations

At Fontaine de Vaucluse, France, Sportsman Winston Churchill submitted, with what appeared to be less than his usual zest, to a friendly gesture by enthusiastic townspeople. Escorted triumphantly home from a day's painting astride an unimpressed donkey, he looked not unlike a latterday, sober and cheroot-clamping Silenus (see cut).

In power-rationed Madrid, Senator Alben W. Berkley (en route to the Inter-Parliamentary Union meeting in Rome) tripped in the dark, jammed his hand through a glass door, escaped with superficial cuts and scratches.

In Venice, Orson Welles, aging (33) young genius of stage...

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