INVESTIGATIONS: Crooked Halos

Under White House and congressional pressure, Federal Communications Commissioner Richard A. Mack resigned last week for his part in the FCC award of Miami's Channel 10 last year to a National Airlines television subsidiary (TIME, March 10). Mack insisted that his conscience was clear about his vote for National and the loans and gifts he accepted from Old Friend Thurman Whiteside. (In two years on the FCC, Government investigators reported, Mack received $35,000 in salary and $41,000 from outside sources.) But Dwight Eisenhower stiffly told him: "You are wise to tender your...

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