TELEVISION: Hands Across the Screen

There are millions of duffers in televisionland who delight in watching an expert at work — and if the expert muffs or fluffs, so much the better. The latest program with big duffer appeal is Championship Bridge, run weekly on film over 175 ABC stations by Bridge King Charles Goren (TIME cover, Sept. 29, 1958), and most of its ingredients are about as easy in TV production as a lay-down slam.

Goren and his TV producer bring the expert pairs into Chicago for the filming, with guarantees of $1,000 to the winning pair, $500 to the losers ($250 and $500...

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