MANNERS & MORALS: Americana, Oct. 13, 1947


Notes on U.S. customs, habits, manners & morals:

¶ For seven days the U.S. was gripped by World Series fever. It was pretty hard for anybody to get any work done. Almost every office had a radio going; in New York and Philadelphia, taverns with television did a Klondike business. And many of those who saw the games, like William J. Corrigan of Louisville, seemed to think there was nothing more important in the world.

¶ After its third biennial "good looks" survey, the Woman's Home Companion reported that 93% of its women readers now use...

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