The Press: The People's Choice

The Louisville Courier-Journal got itself elected Mayor of Louisville last week —at least according to the defeated candidate. Raved Robert J. Ball (head of an optical company): "Ball is the Republican candidate. The Courier-Journal is the Democratic candidate. That is the issue." His opponent was the Courier-Journal's attorney, boyish, blue-eyed, 35-year-old Wilson W. Wyatt, crony of Publisher Barry Bingham and rated one of Kentucky's crack lawyers.

Election of Lawyer Wyatt, warned Ball, meant simply turning over City Hall to the Courier-Journal: "Not only has the Courier-Journal been trying to get this country into war, but it has likewise transposed its arrogant and...

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