People, Oct. 11, 1954

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

Novelist John Steinbeck; whose earlier fondness for battered ground vehicles crept out in some of his books (e.g., The Grapes of Wrath, The Wayward Bus), disclosed that he is about to switch to a more advanced means of transportation. Stopping over on the French Riviera on his way to Italy, Steinbeck, minus his mustache "for a change," announced that he will write a play about flying saucers, because these strange craft "symbolize . . . the disquiet of the world today." Added he soberly:...

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