Radio: The Alternative

"I shall be accused of being a highbrow, but that just can't be helped." With these defensive words, Chairman of the Arts Council Sir Kenneth Clark last week accepted the chairmanship of Britain's Independent Television Authority, whose job is to bring the first commercial TV to a nation long accustomed to the often soporific British Broadcasting Corp. Sir Kenneth, 51, was formerly director of the National Gallery, Slade professor of Fine Art at Oxford, and wartime member of the Ministry of Information. His six-man board is equally highbrow and includes ex-Teacher Margaret Popham, who does not even own a TV set...

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