Radio: Radio-Hypnosis

If his demonstration on CBS's Hobby Lobby last week was as trustworthy as it looked, Howard Klein of Philadelphia is a man of alarming powers. He could theoretically hypnotize a large part of the entire U.S. audience at one fell coo.

Since a state of aggravated lethargy is technically a stage of hypnosis, many radio listeners might qualify as hypnotized, or nearly so, every evening. Boredom helps. Two years ago, such considerations scared the producers of Hobby Lobby (TIME, Aug. 28, 1939) into dropping amateur Hypnotist Klein from the program (then NBC) at the...

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