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Court Bans Anti-Jewish Television Company from Selling Stock to Public

April 2, 1956
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A New York State Supreme Court justice this week-end enjoined the “Christian Television Network” from selling stock to the public in corporations whose “ownership, management and control was exclusively in Christian hands.”

In handing down a permanent injunction against West Hooker and his two firms, Film Network, Inc., and Master Television Corp., Supreme Court Justice Aaron Steuer said that “either the scheme is visionary or the schemer is a charlatan.”

Mr. Hooker told the court that he had organized his network because the major TV networks are “Jewish-owned and controlled.” “I am not anti-Semitic, a racial term, but I am anti-Jewish, creed term, to the extent that Judaism is anti-Christian,” he said.

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