Radio: Not So Super

Every afternoon, millions of U.S. youngsters tune in a radio program that begins: "Faster than a speeding bullet, more powerful than a locomotive. . . . It's Superman!" Last week, radio row was still chuckling over Clayton ("Bud") Collyer's dilemma. Like many another commuter, the 37-year-old radio actor who plays Superman had been stuck in Manhattan by the rail strike.

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