Cinema: Try Western Union

"You're into the big, clean American sound of WUSA, the sound of a decent generation." The disk jockey is a drunken, apolitical animal named Rheinhardt (Paul Newman), whose job is to plug crypto-fascism for good ole WUSA, a right-wing New Orleans radio station. By night he delivers his spiel under the heel of the station's jackboot-minded owner (Pat Hingle). By day he wallows in booze and self-pity ("I had it made and I woke up one morning, I looked down and fell off my life") in the arms of his pathetic paramour, a hooker...

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