Magazines: Fall of the Archangel

Muckraking Ramparts magazine has uncovered dark plots all over the place —in Dallas, in the CIA, in Michigan State University. Last week it discovered a plot in still another place—Ramparts magazine. Early in the week three Ramparts employees were fired by Editor Warren Hinckle, who said darkly that they were "plotting against the magazine and we couldn't allow that." At week's end the conspiracy culminated in the removal by the board of directors of President and Publisher Edward Keating, who had started the magazine in the first place.

Keating and Hinckle had been at loggerheads for a long time. There...

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