Radio: Opinions

From the early days of the Fresh Air Taxicab Co. of America Incorpulated, through this winter's Harlem World's Fair, unfailing inventiveness has maintained radio's Amos (Freeman F. Gosden) 'n' Andy (Charles J. Correll) as the U. S.'s favorite blackface pair. For their April 3 broadcast, the day they moved over to CBS after eleven years with NBC, Amos 'n' Andy cooked up a superspecial episode. Andy, long a wary bachelor, let himself and an $800 bankroll be lured to a Harlem altar by a schemestress named Puddin' Face. But just as the preacher...

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