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Fulton Lewis: Old Time Radio Star:
Fulton Lewis, Jr. (April 30, 1903 in Washington D.C. – August 20, 1966 in Washington D. C.) was a prominent conservative American radio broadcaster from the 1930s to the 1960s.
Lewis was born into influential circles in the nation’s capital. He remained close to the circles of power all his life (President Herbert Hoover and his wife attended the wedding of Lewis and Alice Huston, who was the daughter of former Republican National Committee chairman Claudius Hart Huston) He was an indifferent student; he attended the University of Virginia for three years (where he was a member of the Virginia Glee Club and wrote the music for that school’s official fight song, The Cavalier Song). He dropped out of UVa, but soon after enrolled in the George Washington University Law School. He also left that institution when he obtained a reporting job with the Washington Herald newspaper. He found his niche in news reporting, and within three years was the paper’s City editor. During that time he met and courted his future wife.........