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1939 Diary

Cover 1939 Diary

Much high life at the hotels Brevoort and Lafayette; pre-war anxiety; stories of Coby Gilman, Niles Spencer and Bobby Lewis. Many overheard conversations, which bring the times to vivid life. Samples of the 1939 diary, including what could be called Powell’s “credo” in the middle of the March 2 entry. An unedited version of the […]

1946 Diary

Cover 1946 Diary

Postwar New York: Anecdotes about artists Niles Spencer, Reginald Marsh, and Peggy Bacon. Powell greatly distressed by Bikini atom bomb tests.