Radio: Program Preview, Dec. 26, 1949

For the week starting Friday, Dec. 23. Times are E.S.T., subject to change.

Screen Directors' Playhouse (Fri. 10 p.m., NBC). Edmund Gwenn in Miracle on 34th Street.

Metropolitan Opera (Sat. 2 p.m., ABC). Donizetti's L'Elisir d'Amore, with Bidu Sayao and Ferruccio Tagliavini.

White House Christmas Tree (Sat. 5 p.m., all networks). President Truman lights the Christmas tree in Washington by remote control from Independence, Mo.

CARE Salute (Sat. 5:30 p.m., CBS). Guests: Charles Boyer, Danny Kaye, Francis Lederer.

NBC Symphony (Sat. 6:30 p.m., NBC). Guest conductor: Guido Cantelli.

Midnight Mass (Sat. 11:45 p.m., NBC-TV). From St. Patrick's Cathedral. Celebrant: Francis Cardinal Spellman.

Pope Pius XII (Sun. 2 p.m.,...

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