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May 21, 1961 (vol. 7, iss. 8) • Page Image 9

… N4( Vol. VII, No. 8 Si d$i.wn Dat I SUNDAY, MAY 21, 1961 MAGA car by alfo romeo; student by dint of hard work; HANDI-HAMPER courtesy of GREENE'S THEY SAID IT COULDN'T BE DONE! And they were so right! Even these imported cars won't fit into a Handi-Hamper .. . but then the Handi-Hamper won't fit in the imported cars, either. So there you are! Talk about convenient, this dry cleaning enthusiast has loaded his Handi-Hamper with top coat, ja...…

May 21, 1961 (vol. 7, iss. 8) • Page Image 10

…. ~- ---, . .. Civil Liberties Controversy Government Protects Civil Rig The Conflicts of Today Need New Solutions As Private Institutions Acquire More Power By IUGH WITEMEYER WHEREVER Americans look to- day, they see new controver- sies in civil liberties. We are sur- rounded by them. They pluck at the clothing of our minds from all sides, clamoring for attention. One week, we are faced by problems in school integration in New Orleans;...…

May 21, 1961 (vol. 7, iss. 8) • Page Image 11

… Magazines Seek Prestige Status Laboratory Playbil ARev A Strange and Wonderful Selection of Plays Provides an Ex By MICHAEL OLINICK UNTIL a few years ago, the Sat- urday Evening Post's main contribution to American culture was a series of virginal short stories intermingled with uninti- mate glimpses of such notable personages as Peggy Lee and Hugh O'Brian. Today's Post still contains the asexual stories and vapid profiles,' but a new and l...…

May 21, 1961 (vol. 7, iss. 8) • Page Image 12

… The Teaching of History: Dramas 'BOW LOW TO CICERO! ' Ily PALMER THROOP HISTORY as currently ,con- Bceived by many is the last refuge of stupidity. One does not need mathematics, biology, chemn- istry, or even weak aesthetic sen- sibilities to learn that a medieval king died of acute indigestion. Having learned it, one is in pos- session of a historical fact--and quite ready to forget it. At least our great-grandfathers dignified this pro...…

May 21, 1961 (vol. 7, iss. 8) • Page Image 13

… Humorists, Dramatists Cite Grounds For Anxiety Modern America Needs This Means Of Communication By CAROLINE DOW Folk Music: Medea-Sophistication in Drama Mort Sahl-Sophistication in Comedy Fad and Fulfili America By JUDITH OPPENHEIM THE AMERICAN THEATRE is undercurrent of anxiety which has f currently experiencing a strik- become so much a part of our f ing change of mood-from roman- daily existence that we have al- a tic naivete to seri...…

May 21, 1961 (vol. 7, iss. 8) • Page Image 14

…'V , merican Taste... A Daily Special Section Durrell Rand -The New Her Stylization Replaces Realism In the Popular Novels of Today brain-trusters like Galbraith and Schlessinger attract m o r e a n d' more attention from casual read- ers. Part of their appeal must be attributed to the image of the educated (if not downright intel- lectual) theorist built .up by the publishers, which contrasts with the primarily partisan image based on ...…

May 21, 1961 (vol. 7, iss. 8) • Page Image 15

… MOEN& - w - - - - - - - - w r - 'BUT WILL IT SELL FLOUR?' Artists Do Their Bit for Adve --A Drawing by Ed Fisher "Okay -- Heads we go Hard Cover, Tails we go Paperback." The Intellectual Best-Sellers The American Desire To Appear Literate Leads to More Sophisticated Taste By JEAN SPENCER IUBLISHERS KNOW and read- ers sometimes suspect that fad, fame and fancy dictate the liter- ary tastes that sell books. A single successful effort deal...…

May 21, 1961 (vol. 7, iss. 8) • Page Image 16

…Americans Explore the Creative Arts as a Leisu ~j ; T HE ADVENT OF THE CAMERA provides man as, artist with a di- s, mension of involvement in art's subject matter that he previously could not attain. We tend to think of the artist as interpreter of 2 scenes and situations in life, rather than as imitator because he must act as filter to the scene he relates, giving his audience that scene and imparting to it a degree of himself. In a sense, th...…

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