Radio: Early Bird

Redhaired, blue-eyed, freckle-faced Arthur Godfrey, whose matutinal musings from Washington, D.C. are backed by some 30 sponsors anxious to sell everything from razors to dog food, has said he would rather not have any more sponsors. Unable to resist a sizable addition to his $2,350 a week, Godfrey this week begins to plug the wares of the Florida Citrus Commission, which recently lost interest in chirpy Mary Margaret McBride.

As replacement for billowing Mary Margaret, Early Bird Godfrey will provide a drastic change of fare. His voice is wheezy, his manner tough, and...

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