National Affairs: Too Personal

One hundred to one in favor of men was the result of a straw vote taken in New York as well as other communities to ascertain whether men or women were more desirable as radio broadcasting announcers. One potent reason, according to many ladies' ballots, was that women prefer on weary mornings, to hear men's voices through their loud speakers. Women's voices also have too much personality, some ladies complained. Men did not object to this. They said women could not announce baseball scores and describe prize fights accurately. The real reason: men's...

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