Press: Governor v. Commentator

Barking his opinionated views-on-the-news into a microphone, Philadelphia's Harold ("Boake") Carter functions simultaneously as an advertisement for Philco Radio and as a contentious, outspoken editorial voice. Last spring Commentator Carter joined the popular hue & cry against New Jersey's Governor Harold Giles Hoffman on the Hauptmann case, flayed that official in his broadcasts with a startling lack of restraint. Last week Commentator Carter had his first serious editorial kickback when Governor Hoffman filed in New Jersey Supreme Court a $100,000 libel suit against Carter, Philco Radio & Television Corp.; Philadelphia's Station WCAU,...

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