Radio: Cheerio

Day after the kidnapping of the Lindbergh baby (1932), U. S. radio listeners first heard Harold Thomas Henry (Boake) Carter's news comments on a national hookup. Long before the baby's body had been found, Commentator Carter had become the British baritone Cassandra of news broadcasting, cloaking his accounts of daily events in a tone of dark menace. Last year a menace vague as his own rose over the Boake Carter broadcasts, has hovered there ever since.

Commentator Carter talked himself into trouble with C. I. O. unions. Pickets marched in front of Station WCAU...

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