Media

1958

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  • As the demand for personal ads grows, the Voice launches “Bulletin Board” section for placement of personals.
  • Columnist Nat Hentoff joins the paper (and is still writing for the Voice today).
  • George C. Scott wins the Obie Award for best actor for his roles in Richard III, As You Like It, and Children of Darkness.
  • The Voice begins running with new subtitle: “A Greenwich Village Weekly.”
  • The Voice‘s first film review column debuts: Jonas Mekas’ “Movie Journal.”
  • A TV series depicting the lives of New York’s 65th Street precinct detectives, Naked City, airs on ABC. It is nominated for an Emmy every season it is on the air. (The show is cancelled in 1963.).
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