This issue contains an interesting profile on Neville Chamberlain and Anthony Eden, along with the rest of the British cabinet ministers. What's to be done about Germany and Italy?
Seems some Americans have always had trouble understanding what makes someone a Nazi: American fascists in New Jersey "hail George Washington as first fascist."
"Beautiful" Paul McNutt, the "Adonis of the Wabash," was campaigning for the 1940 Democratic nomination in 1938. Life reports, political campaigns were seldom "launched with such fanfare so far in advance."
On a much lighter note, Life traveled to Palm Beach with "New York's prettiest models" for fashion and frolicking.
Claudette Colbert: "...I'm convinced my throat is safest with Luckies."
Movie of the Week: The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (Norman Taurog, 1938)
I didn't really want to watch this movie at first, but I quickly warmed up to it. It's a charming adaptation of Mark Twain's novel. The humor is done really well and I can't understand why it's not on DVD! You can watch it on YouTube, however:
Look at what you could get for $30 in 1938! This is from the Spring 1938 Sears and Roebuck catalog at ancestry.com:
O.K.--I have to admit it's been "one of those months" so far. More recipes coming soon, I promise!