The Press: The Sun v. McCarran

Ever since Publisher Hank Greenspun, 42, bought the Las Vegas Sun (circ. 8,500) in 1950, the. paper has been scowling at Nevada's Democratic Senator Pat McCarran and old Pat has been glaring right back. Two months ago their feud turned up in court. The Sun sued McCarran and 51 others, including the owners of Las Vegas' leading gambling houses, for $1,000,000. The charge: McCarran had persuaded the local gamblers to yank $8,000 a month in advertising from the paper after the Sun printed attacks against him. The gamblers denied the charge. Last week, in the first round of the court battle,...

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