The Press: Greenspun Wins

One of the oldest and noisiest foes of Senator Joe McCarthy is Herman M. Greenspun, 45, publisher of the Las Vegas Sun (circ. 12,437). In the columns of the Sun, "Hank" Greenspun has repeatedly called McCarthy "a secret Communist" and a "disreputable pervert." Reluctant to sue, and thus give currency to Green-spun's charges, but goaded to do something, McCarthy's office last year asked the Post Office Department whether the Sun should lose its second-class mailing privileges (TIME, April 19, 1954).

A federal grand jury indicted Greenspun on charges that he violated postal laws...

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