Education: Town Meetings

Most popular U. S. adult educational radio program is NBC's America's Town Meeting of the Air. Its weekly Thursday audience is estimated at some 3,000,000. Last week it hit a new high when Utilities Man Wendell L. Wilkie and Assistant U. S. Attorney General Robert H. Jackson debated "How Can Government and Business Work Together?" With-in 36 hours 1,300 letters, six times any previous response, had poured into Manhattan's Town Hall, where the program originates.

Responsible for the phenomenal growth of this program in three years is George V. Denny Jr., director...