Radio: Proceed with Caution

"Why not let the people see?" trumpeted Senator Charles Tobey in the first flush of satisfaction over the televised Kefauver hearings. With equal enthusiasm, Manhattan's Congressman Jacob Javits wanted TV to sit in on major congressional debates just as it does on U.N. sessions, argued that it would be essentially no different from "expanding the size of the gallery of the House." Representative Edwin Hall (N.Y.) urged that all sessions of Congress be televised.

But, by last week, the hosannas were being drowned in a chorus of pleas for caution. The nation's pundits, from Walter Lippmann to Max Lerner and on down...

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