Clipped From The Gazette and Daily
The life story of William Dean Howells. often called the Dean of American Letters, whose hundredth birthday anniversary is being celebrated this week, will be dramatized In a sketch entitled "The Dean Without a College" during the Men Who Made America program today, from 8:00 to 2:30 p. m., over the NBC-WJZ-Blue network. Born in a log cabin at Martin's Ferry, Ohio, in 1S37, Howells learned the craft of printing and typesetting to Hamilton, O., where his father published a newspaper. Howells began to write the poetry which led to "a literary career and editorship of the Atlantic Monthly.