mailboxFrom TV Radio Mirror, June 1962:

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What strikes me most about this article (written before his marriage to Betty) is that it provides an inside look at Allen’s family life without mentioning that his beloved first wife, Margaret, had died less than a year before. Margaret is mentioned multiple times, but there’s no indication that she wasn’t alive and well at the time. Strange.

Favorite line in the article?  “Admittedly an egghead, Allen is also an egghead who swings.” He manages to criticize beatniks, though. Poor Allen — wait until you get a load of the hippies in a few years!