Radio: Home Work

While U.S. children, as usual, sat glued to TV screens, their elders this week were trying to improve things for them.

In Chicago, TV Forecast magazine announced a Television Board of Review to approve or disapprove both children's shows and any others they might be likely to watch before bedtime. The board will have no legal authority, but its impressive membership of top Protestant, Catholic and Jewish clergy and laymen seemed to promise that it would get results.

In Manhattan, NBC—after thinking it over for a year—scheduled a new network program, Watch the World (Sun. 3:30 p.m., NBC-TV), intended to counteract some...

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