Radio: Hemispheric Hookup

Home from a 20,000-mile trip through Latin America last week was NBC's roving Vice President John F. Royal, who has spent the past month casting a radio seine over all the countries below the Bravo. His catch was impressive. He had signed up a series of key stations in Latin America to serve as middlemen between NBC and over 90 local outlets to the south.

The idea of affiliation-once-removed was to give various Latin American nationals a chance to run their own chains to their own satisfaction. Hitherto run on rather informal lines, since...

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