When this article went to press in 1960, Jane Fonda (b. 1937) was all of 22. She had recently dropped out of Vassar to pursue modeling in Manhattan (unlike most college drop-outs who quit campus to pursue modeling, Fonda's smiling mug was placed on two VOGUE covers that year) and to study method acting with Lee Strasberg (1901 – 1982). She had her first taste of Broadway in a short-lived production titled "There Was a Little Girl" and had not, as yet, taken up her interest in totalitarian communism.
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