Radio: Radio's Oscar

Having nothing that corresponds closely to either cinema's gold-plated statuette award (informally called "Oscar") or literature's, press's and theatre's Pulitzer Prizes, radio takes its annual laurels from the Women's National Radio Committee! This organization is affiliated with numerous women's clubs. The women awarded their gold microphone last week to NBC Blue network Sustaining Broadcaster George V. Denny Jr. and his America's Town Meeting of the Air.

Awards are based on an elaborate combination of quasi-popular election and committee choice. Ballots are sent to key women in W. N. R. C. affiliated organizations, radio chairmen...

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