Radio: Painless News

The air of radio's enormous room still thrummed with the voices of newscasters, commentators and military experts crying "Sleep no more!"—but many of them now had an uneasy feeling that they were talking to themselves.

¶ Raymond Moley, after seven months of professorial commentating, decided to call it quits, said that he was too busy with other jobs and besides "there isn't enough to talk about on the air."

¶ George Hicks, crack ABC correspondent, who was set to hop to the Pacific when the war ended, got a gravy job announcing U.S....

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