Radio: Radio, Vaudeville & Camps

Fortnight ago the most widely audible of radio's comedians decided to rule out the rough-&-tumble cantonments of the U.S. armed forces as scenes for his weekly Sunday broadcasts, put them back in the studio for the duration. Although willing to do special camp shows, fretful Jack Benny, after several attempts, had concluded that he couldn't entertain soldiers and the home folks from the same script. His advertising agency agreed, but its announcement of the disassociation raised a few eyebrows. No slacker, Jack Benny this week is right back on the Army air.

Benny's plight has not been shared by those of his...