People, Apr. 25, 1938

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

To the tiny island of St. Gildas, off the northern coast of Brittany, went Colonel Charles Augustus Lindbergh once again to visit and collaborate with his great & good friend, Author-Scientist Alexis Carrel (Man, The Unknown). Few days later it became known that Colonel Lindbergh had purchased the nearby island of Illiec, complete with chateau.

"For keeping his feet on the ground," Alfred Mossman Landon, Franklin Roosevelt's 1936 Presidential opponent, received Judge Magazine's "High Hat" award. Cracked he: "I am not as famous as...

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