People: People, Jun. 10, 1946

Ups & Downs

Fiorello LaGuardia, who walks less delicately than Agag, was dropped by his sore-shinned radio sponsor. Five months after Liberty handed him "the freedom of the air," the magazine called it quits. The loud Little Flower was "at variance with our policies," as Publisher Paul Hunter put it. Reported LaGuardia: "Mr. Hunter ... told me . . . the advertisers didn't like my Sunday night radio program. They were pressing him hard. I have lost Liberty," he cried, "but I retain my soul."

Dean Cornwall, magazine illustrator turned muralist,* finished a...