Music: Also Hope

The warm-eyed brunette who walked briskly up to the microphone in Manhattan's Hotel Plaza one night last week had never looked or sung better. Nightclubbers found it a bit hard to realize that there was a time, seven years ago, when it seemed certain that Jane Froman would never sing again.

That was after the Lisbon Clipper carrying Jane to a U.S.O. tour of England and North Africa crashed in Portugal's Tagus River (TIME, March 8, 1943). Her right leg was nearly severed, her left leg broken and one arm badly injured. But game Jane Froman refused to let anybody ring down...

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