The Press: Revolving Critic

If there is one thing that Columnist Walter Winchell dislikes more than criticism, it is having an editor slice criticism out of a Winchell column. Last week a combination of both outrages had him in a revolving fury.

It all began with his 2,900-word interview with Gambler Frank Costello, which International News Service syndicated across the nation last month. In Florida (where "your New York correspondent" spends his winters), the Knight-owned Miami Herald ran the Costello interview in full. But it also printed a flood of protests from readers, with such headlines...

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