Radio: The Week in Review

The airwaves crackled with the promise of choice entertainment; but, as usual, the promise was mostly unfulfilled. Maine's Republican Senator Margaret Chase Smith returned from a brief trip to Russia and checked in with Ed Murrow and See It Now (CBS-TV). Ex-Newshen Smith reported little that was new, concluded: "The Soviet leaders smile only with their faces—never with their hearts; the little people smile with their hearts—when they get a chance to do so." Historian Arnold Toynbee showed up on the usually exhilarating radio show Conversation (NBC) to discuss "My Favorite Era," but offered nothing more than the desire "to be...

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