RADIO: Bravos

For the same kind of audience which listens to the New York Philharmonic-Symphony Orchestra on Sunday afternoons, CBS last month tried out a program called The Pursuit of Happiness. For this show, a half-hour of not-too-spangly Americana designed to balance the ugly weight of war news, it collected a star-spangled cast.

Burgess Meredith, as master of ceremonies, set the mood: "What we have to say seriously, can be simply said. It's this:Democracy is a good thing. It works. It may creak a bit, but it works. And in its working, it still turns out good times, good news, good people....

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