People, Jun. 2, 1958

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

In Washington's stately Metropolitan Club, Red Cross President Alfred Gruenther found former Democratic Secretary of State Dean Acheson in a jovial frame of mind. "Why don't you get over to the State Department and do something about all the trouble?" asked Acheson. Half-flattered, Gruenther answered: "Dulles isn't as bad as all that, do you think?" "Oh, I didn't mean you should take over from Foster," shot back Acheson, "but aren't you in charge of disaster areas?"

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