Barbara "Babe" Cushing Mortimer Paley (July 5, 1915 – July 6, 1978) was an American socialite and style icon, whose second husband was the founder of CBS, William S. Paley. She was known by the nickname "Babe" for most of her life. She was named to the International Best Dressed List Hall of Fame in 1958.
Babe Paley Facts 1. She Was A Spoiled Brat “Babe” was born Barbara Cushing on July 5, 1915, to prominent brain surgeon Harvey Cushing and his well-heeled socialite wife Katharine.
May 28, 2020 · By many biographers’ accounts, Babe was lonely and frustrated as William Paley carried on a chain of extramarital affairs. This psychological battering took its toll on her and her family. She was constantly under the scrutiny of society and the media, who pressed her to maintain the unrealistic image of a social and fashion goddess.
Babe Paley, William S. Paley and Frank Stanton attend a salute to Jack Benny, held by Friars Club members and guests in honor of Jack Benny on his... News coverage of the United States presidential election on Tuesday, November 6, 1956.
Media mogul William S. Paley and his socialite wife Barbara ‘Babe’ Cushing Mortimer Paley were more than just a complex ‘It’ couple — their famous New York soirées took American style and glamour to dizzying new heights.
Jul 07, 1978 · Mrs. Paley, known to friends as Babs or Babe, was born on July 5, 1915, the youngest of three daughters of Dr. and Mrs. Harvey J. Cushing of Boston.
Sep 15, 2014 · Bill Paley, the New York Times once wrote, wass to American broadcasting what "Carnegie was to steel, Ford to automobiles…and Ruth to baseball." The chairman of CBS was also a master at buying...
- Stellene Volandes
Jan 24, 2016 · Bill Paley, a friend of Eisenhower, assumed this was President Truman. How disappointed he was to meet this diminutive character with a high-pitched voice — no matter that he was a wunderkind, just...
Babe When Babe Cushing, the most captivating of "the fabulous Cushing sisters," married CBS chairman Bill Paley, her glamour and his power made them the golden couple—in New York society there was...
- Sally Bedell Smith