Career guidance, great advice from great people, 1952-1960.

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Fornwalt, Russell J. Career guidance, great advice from great people, 1952-1960.

Career guidance, great advice from great people, 1952-1960.

Russell J. Fornwalt compiled this booklet of letters he received from famous men in response to his question, "What is the one single factor most important in the selection of a career?" Correspondents include singers Bing Crosby and Johnny Restivo; actors Tony Curtis, Rock Hudson, Jerry Lewis, David Niven, and Tommy Sands; film director Cecil B. deMille; Senators Hubert H. Humphrey, Lyndon B. Johnson, and John F. Kennedy; television personality Ted Mack; evangelist Norman Vincent Peale; and former President Harry S. Truman.

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