05 December 1947
Vol 106, Issue 2762

About The Cover

The Judging Committee and representatives of the Managing Committee, AAAS-George Westinghouse Science Writing Awards, at their meeting in New York, November 20, in which the two $1,000 prizewinners in the 1947 contests were selected (see News and Notes, November 28). Left to right (seated): Kenneth E. Olson, dean of the Medill School of Journalism, Northwestern University; H. L. Mencken, of the Baltimore Sun papers; Morris Meister, chairman of the Judging Committee; Edward Weeks, editor of the Atlantic; Edward Weidlein, director, Mellon Institute of Industrial Research; (standing): Robert Potter, Managing Committee; Clifton Fadiman, literary critic; June Armstrong, secretary, Managing Committee; Rudolf Flesch, author of The art of plain talk; and Walter R. Miles, chairman, Managing Committee.