The Press: Woltman v. McCarthy

In their series on Joe McCarthy, the Scripps-Howard papers (TIME, July 19) stirred up an even bigger furor than they had expected. One of the first and bitterest attacks on the series by the World-Telegram and Sun's Reporter Frederick Woltman came from within the S-H family itself. Nackey Scripps Loeb, 30, heiress to part of the estate of Founder E. W. Scripps and wife of hot-tempered Manchester (N.H.) Union Leader Publisher William Loeb, wired S-H executives: "[Woltman's] smearing of Senator McCarthy [is] rotten, biased journalism, which would make my grandfather, E. W. Scripps . . . turn in his grave...

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