People: People, Mar. 21, 1949

"I am a Communist and always call myself so," wrote George Bernard Shaw to a Communist candidate for Commons. But, he added, the party had blundered in failing to rub in "the hard fact that in Russia, private enterprise flourishes more than ever." Furthermore, it was opposing the Marshall Plan, "which is for the moment absolutely necessary." Concluded G.B.S.: "The Communist Party knows no more about electioneering than a pig knows of a holiday."

British Novelist Evelyn (The Loved One) Waugh, surveying U.S. letters for a St. Louis interviewer, named his favorite American writer:...

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