Radio: Review of the Week

In spite of the approaching season of holiday cheer, television's week began like a vast coast-to-coast autopsy. March of Medicine performed a gory operation on a man's heart artery in front of the TV cameras. Medic, sounding less and less like a Dragnet-in-bandages and more and more like daytime soap opera, told a pathetic story about a young girl with breast cancer. Robert Montgomery presented a full hour of smilin' through muscular dystrophy and multiple sclerosis. But while he recuperated, the televiewer was able to find cheerier fare.

Drama, Comedy. In his first straight dramatic role, TV Comic Jackie Gleason gave a...

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