Radio: Rodriguez & Sutherland

From the day they went on the air two years ago, the team of Rodriguez & Sutherland, the Pacific Coast's favorite newscasting team, were headed for trouble. They refused to pull punches. This oversight got them a huge audience, but it cost them sponsors, and last week it cost them the air. Reason: they had criticized the Government gas rationing. Their station (Los Angeles' KECA) fired them—although they may have had other reasons.

Month ago Sidney Sutherland had announced that he was going to "take a few healthy wallops at my latest favorite punching...

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