Radio: Chance to Heckle

Woman: "Couldn't we have peace in the family?"

Secretary Ickes: "If the lady wants peace, I wonder why she came here?"

Peace is mainly something to argue about at America's Town Meeting of the Air. For the last four years this program, Radio's No. 1 public forum, has provided weekly October-to-May battles on all manner of current topics, with headliners (Ickes, Eleanor Roosevelt, Earl Browder, Wendell Willkie, etc.) in the main bouts, and audiences winding up each week's card with a free-for-all.

There are only two fundamental rules—hit fairly; stick to the issue. Down at...

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