Radio: The New Shows

United States Steel Hour (alt. Tues. 9:30 p.m., ABC-TV) comes to TV loaded with talent. Sponsored by U.S. Steel, produced by the Theatre Guild, directed by Alex Segal (who established his reputation with Pulitzer Prize Playhouse and last year's Celanese Theater), the Steel Hour's first two shows have had competent acting, adult themes and an intellectual daring not common in television. The first play, P.O.W., dealt convincingly with a group of U.S. ex-prisoners returned from Korea to an Army hospital. The second, based on a 1941 Broadway play by Sophie Treadwell. examined racial and...

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