Despite high ratings, his radio and tv sponsorships were canceled and he bounced from station to station. He was later brought down by the payola scandals and was forced off the NY airwaves by the end of the decade. After pleading guilty in 1962 to two counts of commercial bribery and receiving a fine of three hundred dollars. Freed died a banished, broken hearted alcoholic in the relative obscurity of Palm Springs in 1965.
Edited by dvoodoo on 25 Sep 2008, 07:50
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