Radio: Operation Frontal Lobes

For the past four months, NBC has been engaged in an earnest conspiracy directed at U.S. televiewers. Its commendable purpose, as explained by NBC's dedicated Vice President Davidson Taylor: to smuggle cultural and educational tidbits into the network's TV schedule. Says Taylor: "We all have on our consciences the power of the medium at our disposal. The ideas don't come from a few people off in a corner—they start at the top with General Sarnoff and go down to every single TV producer."

Getting culture into the Milton Berle show might have daunted even hardier men than NBC's executives. It was accomplished...

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