People, Aug. 13, 1956

Names make news. Last week these names made this news:

Dyspeptic Pianist Oscar Levant and his local TV show (Words About Music) were scuttled by Los Angeles' station KCOP after Levant began neglecting music to make off-color comments on such interesting compositions as Marilyn Monroe and Richard Nixon. Moaned his ex-sponsor: "The show got too dirty. We want to sell carpets, not controversies." Confessed Wit Levant: "I was outraged at my taste . . . I'm like a middle-class James Joyce—extremely-self-conscious. The station left it up to my own judgment, which I don't have."

New Jersey's No.1 bachelor, Democratic Governor Robert Meyner, 48,...

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