Radio: Notes of Triumph

"The fulfillment of a dream!" crowed NBC's General David Sarnoff: "What a joy it is that this can be done while our beloved maestro is still a young man." And with that, Arturo Toscanini, who will be 81 this week, raised his baton, and led the NBC Symphony into its first televised concert.

Last week, after Music Czar Petrillo lifted his ban on television (see NATIONAL AFFAIRS), the networks scrambled to be first to televise their big symphonies. CBS won by a nose, with a telecast of the Philadelphia Orchestra. It was an interesting...

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