People: Aug. 14, 1964

At his suite in Manhattan's Waldorf Towers, Herbert Hoover celebrates his 90th birthday this week with a family dinner. He is the first U.S. President to live so long since John Adams.

"How much do you feel your'liberty is worth?" asked the Rouen judge. "Twenty million francs!" shouted Rhadames Trujillo, 22, son of the slain Dominican dictator, who was thrown in the hoosegow on charges brought by relatives trying to sink their teeth into the family fortune of $100 million or so. "Excuse my client," pleaded his lawyer. "He is blinded by the thought...

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