Radio: End of a Spree

Radio, which enjoyed an unprecedented wartime spree, is suffering an unprecedented peacetime hangover. Some of the biggest shows on the air are losing their sponsors. By last week's end, more than $10,000,000 in time and talent had been dumped by advertisers. Some of them:

¶ The NBC Symphony (Toscanini), by General Motors.

¶ Phil Spitalny's all-girl orchestra, by General Electric.

¶ Dinah Shore, by General Foods.

¶ Andre Kostelanetz, by Chrysler.

¶ Great Moments in Music, by Celanese.

¶ Helen Hayes, by Textron, Inc.

¶ First Nighter, by Campana.

¶ Bob Burns, by Lever Brothers.

Such stars as Burns & Allen, Joan Davis and...

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