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Notes From the Big Table

To the managing editor: A few addenda to Gerald E. Brennan’s excellent article “Naked Censorship” [September 29 and October 6]: (In fact, the Brennan article is so well-written and true it wouldn’t surprise me if it were awarded a Pulitzer Prize in Journalism.) 1) When the Beat poets came to Chicago in late January 1959 […]

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Radio Days

To the editors: Congratulations on publishing Bryan Miller’s “Will This Man Ruin WFMT?” First-rate. And the job had to be done. It was like assigning Red Smith or Paul Gallico to write the obituary on today’s New York Yankees: WFMT–from World’s Champions to cellar bums. Since the early 1950s WFMT has been a Chicago treasure. […]