Radio: The Urgent Voices

Radio & TV went into the Korean war as undermanned as any of General MacArthur's divisions. There were only six radio reporters in all of Japan when the first North Korean divisions rolled across the 38th parallel, and one in Korea. On the home front, during the first critical days of the fighting, such quidnunes as Walter Winchell, H. V. Kaltenborn, Drew Pearson and Fulton Lewis Jr. went on vacation. But the networks soon started making up for lost time.

By last week the radio and television corps in Korea had grown to a...

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