Radio: In the Groove

From Washington last week some 800 special recordings were hustled by air to radio stations throughout the nation. They bore messages from more than half the members of Congress to their constituents; some were five-minute talks, others were 15-minute question & answer platters. Most were concerned with the congressional news of the week. Local stations broadcast the discs as "a public service ... in the hope that listeners will gain a better understanding of the serious problems confronting our legislators."

The idea for this barrage of flying discs originated with a radioman named Robert Coar who now operates a recording studio, the...

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