People: People, Jan. 21, 1946

Yesterday & Tomorrow

Lincoln Ellsworth, 65, perennial polar explorer, was off again early in the first year of peace—perhaps the first robin of an old-fashioned explorers' spring. (Admiral Byrd had already begun to yearn aloud for the South Pole.) Explorer Ellsworth headed for the Rift valley volcanic areas in East Africa; after that, said he, would come the Antarctic again. "I just cannot keep away. . . ."

Quentin Reynolds, bestselling, high-living war correspondent (The Wounded Don't Cry), shed a public tear for war's freeloading days, recalled in Broadway's trade paper Variety* his eating...

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