Radio: Orson at War

The 1942 version of Orson Welles appeared on the air last week in two new programs.

Over CBS (Sunday, 5-5:30, P.W.T.) the sonorous Welles voice besought North Americans to get to know their South American friends better. His first broadcast (Hello, Americans!) for Nelson Rockefeller's Inter-American Affairs committee was laid (by dramatic license) in Rio de Janeiro, where Welles had recently passed three months making a picture (It's All True, as yet unreleased). With the assistance of Carmen Miranda, an orchestra, a cast, and the Encyclopaedia Britannica, enthusiastic Orson took his listeners on a radio Cook's tour of Brazil that was lively,...