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There the handsome young Harold Nelson was an added attraction as he served us giggling girls. Whatever talent I have as a speaker and broadcaster was nurtured initially by our high school debating society, Page 12 and the time spent winning the state championship and then the interstate debates held in New Orleans. " A remarkable thing is that although Forest Avenue High School no longer exists under that name, its graduates remain organized and active, with semiannual dinner parties and social affairs to celebrate a special esprit.

One by one they had come to me as birthday presents, or at Christmas from my mother, or when my father went on business trips to Chicago where he always visited the Marshall Field's book department. Some were gifts from my Swedish governess, Emma Bergman, who taught me to read and know the magic of books. Others Page 2 Image not available. Evelyn Oppenheimer as an infant with her mother Gertrude (Courtesy of Evelyn Oppenheimer) Page 3 Image not available. Louis Oppenheimer (Courtesy of Evelyn Oppenheimer) came from Dr.

Decherd Turner, Jeff Unger, and A. C. Greene. Rogers, a Dallas native and Dartmouth alumnus, had formerly been book editor of Marshall Field's Chicago Sun, and his plays Judge Lynch (which took the Dallas Little Theatre to New York to win the Belasco National Award), Roam Though I May and Where the Deer and the Antelope Play had production and publication. One wonders why they have not been revived by local and regional theatres. He also wrote one of the best of all books on Dallas history, The Lusty Texans of Dallas, a collector's item now.

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