Once upon a time the swank car company gave you a guide to gracious entertaining. You were obviously successful, because you'd bought a Lincoln Continental. How about being successful in the entertainment realm? The car company was here to help.

Virginia Stanton, Party Editor: There's a job. It suggests there was an Associate Party Editor as well, but that sounds like someone who trims the guest list.

Let's take a look at the ideas and styles of 1961.