Radio: Dynamite at Harvard

Radio is dynamite. That is a word with a Greek derivation and an alarming connotation. The Greek word means power, and it is the explosive power, the dynamite of radio, that has at once stirred such extravagant hopes and bred such caution over its use.

So says Charles Arthur Siepmann, veteran British educator and BBC director, who last week began a course on radio at Harvard's Graduate School of Education. It will be no ordinary course because Teacher Siepmann has his own ideas. One of six children of a German emigre to England, Siepmann attended Oxford, won the Military Cross in World...

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