Radio: Nostra Culpa

NBC. which contributes heavily—through Howdy Doody, Pinky Lee, et al. —to the high decibel nonsense that TV calls "children's programs." indulged last week in a novel, if mild, experiment in selfcriticism. It made public a report of its Children's Program Review Committee, which took a generally dim view of the network's kid shows.

The committee: Psychologist Robert M. Goldenson. Dr. Frances (Ding Dong School) Horwich and NBC Board Member Mildred McAfee Horton, ex-president of Wellesley College. Some of their chief complaints:

¶ There is too much "suggested or demonstrated action that would be forbidden...

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