Religion: A Job for Jordan

In the serious hours of war, NBC last week for the first time set up a separate department of religion. NBC's fast-growing religious mail helped convince NBC, whose public-service director is James Rowland Angell, that the company's religious activities ought to be separated from its educational office. Holder of the new separate portfolio, charged with making NBC religious broadcasting a potent factor in the war effort, is tall, cadaverous, 47-year-old Max Jordan.

Son of an Italian chemist and a devout Roman Catholic, Max Jordan got his Ph.D. in religious philosophy at Jena, then got...

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