Radio: No Horns, No Beard

Since 1950. the A.F.L. has been spending around $500,000 a year to send the angry voice of Mutual Commentator Frank Edwards into U.S. living rooms. Last week C.I.O. President Walter Reuther. back from six weeks in Europe, announced that, beginning Labor Day, the C.I.O. will have a radio voice of its own: Author-Commentator John W. Vandercook. signed up for 52 weeks, five nights a week, over ABC.

Although the C.I.O.,. like the A.F.L., has sponsored occasional radio shows to plump for favored candidates or to berate certain legislation, its Vandercook program (annual cost: some...

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