The Press: Governor v. Editor

Peter Gething, 45, who says he was once a reporter on the London Times and a major in the British Army, is the impecunious owner-editor of a struggling, two-year-old, weekly Charleston, S. C. newspaper called the Record. Edward F. Hutton is a rich, imperiously handsome Manhattan sportsman, investment banker and board chairman of General Foods Corp. who likes to shoot ducks on his Combahee River plantation near Charleston.

Hard and daringly has Editor Gething tried to draw attention to his newspaper, add to its small circulation. Last month he picked on Mr....

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