People: Nov. 23, 1970

In American Journey, Jean Stein's new book about Robert Kennedy, Washington's grandest grande dame, crisp, canny and perennial Alice Roosevelt Longworth, 86, contributes her own distinctive views about the difference between Bobby and John F. Kennedy: "I see Jack in older years as the nice little rosy-faced old Irishman with the clay pipe in his mouth, a rather nice broth of a boy. Not Bobby. Bobby could have been a revolutionary priest."

Another novel with a homosexual theme? Ho-hum. But Maurice, announced last week for publication in about a year, is by the late great English novelist E.M. Forster, and so rates...

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