Radio: Presidential Timbre

Since radio became the No. 1 U. S. political hustings, politics has been no place or a marble mouth. Last week Radio Guide, most alert of the radio fan magazines, looked seven of the favorites in 1940's Presidential race straight in the teeth, volunteered its opinion of the seven as radiorators:

> Franklin Delano Roosevelt, 97%; voice quality excellent, delivery excellent, mannerisms good, poise excellent. "His Harvard accent . . . would alienate him at once from the common man were it not overcome by the deep sincerity of his radio presentation." Only other...

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