Radio: Dog Day

One day last week British Broadcasting Corp. staged a unique and peculiarly British program, a broadcast strictly for dogs. This was the sort of thing decorous Director-General Sir John Reith might have forbidden in his time, but strait-laced Sir John was replaced last October by heartier Frederick Wolff Ogilvie. "Calling All Dogs" was announced as an experiment to find out just what broadcasting means to dogs. So British radio owners were asked to have their dogs listen in, and to report their dogs' reactions to the broadcast.

What came over was a broadcast by trained dogs from a kennel at Worplesdon, run...

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