Books: Television Critic

In Manhattan last week twelve people sat in a small office in the National Broadcasting Co. building and witnessed the first television book review in the U. S. The book was Sidney A. Spencer's The Greatest Show on Earth, a collection of photographs illustrating economic laws; the reviewer was baldish, bearded Critic Ernest Boyd. In a milky, translucent square of light in the television receiving apparatus, the audience could make out the figure of Critic Boyd, his features hidden in shadows, as he faced some indistinguishable framed object on the studio...

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