Radio: History on the Beam

The results of most history quizzes indi cate that history in general is dully written, dully taught. Yet historians and teachers, who have plenty of excuse for being complex and controversial, have very little excuse, considering the pulsing nature of their material, for being dull.

Last week a radio course in American history was proving once again that instruction in mankind's development can be, as it should be, full of lively, personal provocation and free of academic dead weight. The course was The World and America, produced by TIME'S Radio Programs Department,...

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