People, Sep. 26, 1955

Names make news. Last week these names made this news:

Having been grounded six months last year for buzzing the Teterboro, N.J. Airport control tower, TV's humbly arrogant Arthur Godfrey buzzed himself into another jam with the Civil Aeronautics Administration. The charge: flying so close to an airliner over Chicago's Midway Airport that he forced the plane to reduce its speed. "Oh, for Christ's sake," cried Godfrey. "We certainly weren't endangering him. I merely dipped my wing to say hello. It's like tipping your hat. How close could I have been, if the pilot...

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