Radio: Any Woes Today?

A radio program of human woes called A. L. Alexander's Mediation Board (WOR-Mutual, Mon., 9:30 E.W.T.) has been sliding along for four years as smoothly as soap opera. Its participants are muddled private citizens willing (for free advice, no pay) to air their troubles in love, marriage, money—the everyday problems of mankind. The advice is given by a jury of three visiting "experts," abetted by the program's originator: earnest, voluble, begoggled Albert Louis Alexander, onetime divinity student, actor, social worker, legman, radio announcer.

The particular appeal of Alexander's show lies in the fact that...