Religion: The Hour

For one hour this week, Christians throughout the U.S. will join in a common effort. The goal: raising $10 million to help rebuild the churches and charities of Europe and Asia and to find a place in the world for thousands of displaced persons. The means: a single, hour-long radio program to be broadcast on Saturday, March 26 (10-11 p.m.) over all the stations of at least three major networks, followed by a special collection in 76,000 churches the next morning.

"One Great Hour," scripted by Erik Barnouw, president of the Radio Writers' Guild,...

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