Radio: Crime Reporter

Radiomen piously defend crime programs on the grounds that they i) help the police in combating juvenile delinquency, and 2) prove that crime doesn't pay. Last week, a critic who should know told the radiomen to think up a better defense. Writing in the Monthly Record of Connecticut State Prison, Convict Le-Roy Nash (assault with intent to kill, 20-25 years) reported on 50 programs he had studied over a two-week period.

"One program gave details on how to snatch 75 Gs' worth of diamonds," he said. "Another showed how to 'case' a bank for...

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