Radio: The Living Room Front

In Gushing, Okla. (pop. 8,396) one evening last week, Clarence Jones and his wife dropped in to see their married daughter, Mrs. Joe L. Davis. Everybody was interested in the new television set the Davises had bought five days earlier.

At 10:15 p.m. Tulsa's station KOTV telecast a ten-minute program called Telenews-Daily, which the station had bought from Telenews Productions, Inc. of New York City. The Joneses sat up expectantly when they heard the announcer say: "Two wounded men from Oklahoma." They moved closer to the TV set and watched the camera pan to a close-up shot of a wounded U.S. soldier...

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