People: Travels

Eleanor Roosevelt brought her column-readers up to date on Fala. He was about to move to her Manhattan apartment, where she feared he might feel a little cramped at first. Traveling was a problem; he was used to romping about the President's private car, would now have to travel in a dog satchel. The Manhattan salesman who sold her the satchel had some advice: Fala would not be so alarmed if she backed him into it. "I really think it would be simpler if I sat with him in the baggage car," wrote Mrs. Roosevelt.

William Beebe, 68, past master at best-selling...

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