Radio: Dark (Screen) Future

For its new building, going up just off Broadway in Manhattan, station WOR-TV this week sealed a lead-covered, radiation-proof copper box containing predictions by New York TV critics on the future .of television. The predictions, to be opened 100 years from this week, generally foresaw a rosy future for the medium. But the World-Telegram and Sun Critic Harriet Van Home took bitter exception:

"We are now in the third year of the Television Age. And our people are becoming less literate by the minute. Along with the old patterns of existence, television is destroying the old standards of culture. As old habits...

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