Radio: Bests

Like yesterday's newspaper, last night's radio program is usually dead as a duck by morning, and most radio programs live for just such transitory glory. But every now and again somebody stages a program that seems worth "clipping out." For would-be radio clippers, a young radioman named Max Wylie, script director at CBS, last week published a 576-page book, Best Broadcasts of 1938-39,* containing reprints or samples of 32 "bests" in as many fields of radio endeavor. To pick his bests, Wylie spent 16 months reading 6,000 scripts, squawked in his preface that...

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