The Press: Appalling Ignorance

Radio's quiz programs are depressing, wrote the New York Post's radio reporter Paul Denis last week. Reason: most of the contestants show "appalling ignorance." To clinch his case, he described one quiz show on which all contestants were asked who is the President of France. Wrote Denis solemnly: "No one knew, although the name of Paul Ramadier has been on the front pages for months."*

* Also no stranger to the front pages is Vincent Auriol. He, not Premier Ramadier, is President of France.


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