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The House Naval Affairs Committee last week set May 16 as the day it will begin hearings on Representative Emanuel Celler's Pan American Broadcasting Station Bill. This measure would: 1) authorize the Navy Department to construct and operate a $700,000 Government broadcasting station (with $50,000 for annual maintenance) with power and equipment adequate not only for short wave broadcasting to South America but for the whole U. S.; 2) instruct the Commissioner of Education to provide programs of national and international interest, running the full educational and entertainment gamut covered by commercial...

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