Radio: The Bruise Inside

The millions of U.S. parents who don't own TV sets were whipsawed last week by full-page ads in 1,100 newspapers and sudsy commercials pouring from 250 radio stations. The American Television Dealers and Manufacturers Association was spending $2,000,000 to feature the sad plight of a winsome, pigtailed little girl blubbering on the shoulder of her pouting, sad-eyed brother. Warned the A.T.D.M.: "There are some things a son or daughter won't tell you ... Do you expect him to blurt out the truth—that he's really ashamed to be with the gang—because he doesn't see the television shows they see?.. . How can...

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