Television: Seven-Year Justice

Seven years ago, John Henry Faulk was making $36,000 a year as a radio and television monologuist and comic chatterer. Suddenly, his radio-TV income dropped to zero. He had been blacklisted as a Communist sympathizer in a pamphlet published by AWARE, Inc., a private group of lawyers, professors, businessmen and actors whose declared objective was "to combat the Communist conspiracy in entertainment communications."

Faulk brought suit for libel against AWARE, Inc., and against Vincent Hartnett, writer of the pamphlet, and Laurence Johnson, a Syracuse supermarket operator and AWARE, Inc. member, who energetically circulated Hartnett's pamphlet to TV sponsors. The case...

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