MANAGEMENT: Turn on the Boss

Du Mont Television Network last week offered a time-and travel-saving substitute for salesmen's conventions. Over a closed circuit from New York to 20 major cities, Du Mont will televise speeches from executives to company employes, permit them to offer comments and ask questions from the "floor" through an audio circuit tied in with the TV hookup. The "Closed Circuit Convention Plan" becomes available on April 1, from 9 a.m. to noon. Price: $11,000 for the first hour, with a 25% discount on additional time. Missing: the wine, women, song and bad jokes of that hitherto indestructible U.S. institution, the...