Radio: Gate Crasher

When radio tried to crash the sacrosanct U. S. press galleries eight years ago it was coldly informed that the galleries were open only to representatives of "daily newspapers or newspaper associations requiring telegraphic service." Last week, thanks to a tireless one-man campaign by MBS's 36-year-old Washington Commentator Fulton Lewis Jr., the gallery bars were let down for radio.

Fulton Lewis Jr. is big, blond, smart, a onetime ace Washington correspondent for Hearst. As a Universal Service correspondent, he uncovered the airmail scandal of 1934. In 1936 he turned up the espionage activities...

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