Radio: The Week in Review

TV's relaxed and relaxing Dave Garroway this week passed his 2,500th hour on the air, topping the endurance record of even durable Howdy Doody (2,080 hours). In the years of Garroway's climb, the medium which now carries his placating gestures into 1,800,000 homes each day, has grown from a timid experiment, originating largely in Chicago, to a giant phenomenon dominating U.S. living rooms from coast to coast. Last week, perhaps in deference to its veteran, the whole industry seemed as relaxed as Garroway.

Formlessness, informality and a sincere respect for the sponsor's product...

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