Radio: New Mark on the Doorjamb

The National Broadcasting Co. celebrated its isth birthday last week—15 years during which it has become the U.S.'s most continuously audible institution. In a new, copper-lined studio-theater in Manhattan's Radio City a select and sober audience heard two hours and 45 minutes of air festival, carried over all 243 stations of the Red and Blue networks.

NBC performers did their bits from Hollywood, the Secretary of the Navy and the Under Secretary of War spoke from Washington, NBC's newsmen in London, Manhattan and Buenos Aires helloed and jested by short wave. Board Chairman David...

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