MEN IN THE NEWS -- 1958 by Robert-Ed. Phelps


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From ""Abbas, Ferhat: Head of the Revolutionary Algerian Government"" to ""York, Herbert Frank: The Pentagon's chief space scientist"", this collects The New York Times feature, for 1958, on personalities in the news. Biographical facts are accompanied with anecdotes, outside opinions and views, humanizing touches, etc., to round out the picture of the man or woman who had part in or was behind some aspect of contemporary affairs. Government officials, heads of states, names in the fields of finance, education, politics, sports, business, railroads, police, strikes and unions, publishing, management, integration, city planning, investigation, science, military services, the arts, religion, law, international affairs, etc., etc., appear alphabetically in this first of an annual series and are so handled as to give some idea of how the people who made the headlines talk, look -- and think. It makes an interesting re-cap and should have its value for followers of current events, students, reference shelves.

Pub Date: June 17th, 1959
Publisher: Lippincott