Radio: Prizes for Corwin

Norman Corwin, radio's 35-year-old wonder boy, enjoyed a week befitting his prestige. He won the first Wendell Willkie Award—a trip around the world, sponsored by Freedom House and the Common Council for American Unity. Skipping lightly over all other U.S. writers and artists, the two organizations thought Corwin's On a Note of Triumph and other writings the best "contributions [of 1945] to the concept of One World, in the field of mass communication."

Corwin's second prize of the week came from an equally surprising source. The Metropolitan Opera Association picked his libretto for The...

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