Radio: The Baited Trap

For a change, radio & TV were talking loudly about something besides the sponsor's product. The subject was the same one that engaged many another citizen: Senator Joe McCarthy. A few of radio & TV's pundits—notably Fulton Lewis Jr. and Walter Winchell—were loud in Mc Carthy's defense. Some held a middle view, as did Bishop Fulton J. Sheen, who, by implication, praised Joe's works while decrying his ways. The bishop's parable: "It may very well be in any home that a man may set a rat trap with Gorgonzola cheese . . . Many...

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