Radio: The New Shows

Omnibus (Sundays, 4:30 p.m., CBS-TV) dedicates an hour and a half to "exceedingly various" experiences in the arts and skills. The show is aimed, says Spokesman Alistair Cooke, at middlebrow audiences. What gives the program its theoretical latitude is the fact that it was designed (and is supported) by the Ford Foundation, whose object is not money but an attempt to exploit new TV horizons. The first show of the series set the pace for the future: two original plays (The Badmen, by William Saroyan, and The Trial of Anne Boleyn, by Maxwell Anderson);...

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