Radio: Jewel Preserved

When the National Association of Broadcasters last fortnight considered outlawing the sale of time on the air for religious programs, they compromised on outlawing programs "attacking another's race or religion." No broadcaster needed to be told that the programs in question were the radiorations of the Rev. Charles E. Coughlin, whom not only Jews consider antiSemitic. Since the three major U. S. networks will have nothing to do with Radiorator Coughlin, NAB's hint was directed at the independent stations which still sell him time. Last week one famed independent radioman, President Elliott Roosevelt...

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