The Press: Indicted? Delighted!

Among men who hate McCarthy most, none has been more outspoken than Herman ("Hank") Greenspun, 44, publisher of the Las Vegas Sun (circ. 11,034). His fight with the Senator reached the boiling point in 1952 when McCarthy, speaking in Las Vegas, referred to Greenspun as a "confessed ex-Communist." At that Greenspun, who was in the audience, elbowed his way to the platform as McCarthy made for the exit. McCarthy later corrected himself: what he had meant to say was "ex-convict," for in 1950 Greenspun was convicted and fined $10,000 for violating the Neutrality...

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