People: Feb. 16, 1970

Fairly good reviews for his "subversive comedy," Sheep on the Runway, may have launched a playwright's career for Columnist Art Buchwald (see THE THEATER). Meanwhile, cocktail conversation in New York and Washington is centered on Sheep's catalyst, Joseph Mayflower, played by Martin Gabel. Could Mayflower, a superhawk newsman who drinks only bottled water and claims Is Peace Inevitable? among his writing credits, possibly be a parody of Pundit Joseph Alsop? Buchwald denies it unconvincingly, but Alsop seems to think so. "If Joe's still angry after the run," suggests the humorist, "we'll meet some...

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