Radio: For the Boys Abroad

The War Department's radio section, having done well with the Sunday Army Hour (NBC, 3; 130 p.m. E.W.T.), this week opened a spring offensive against homesickness in distant parts:

> A new half-hour program, News From Home, short-waved six nights a week to troops abroad. Included in the broadcast is a portion of Elmer Davis' five-minute news summary (CBS, 8:55 p.m. E.W.T.); a home-town report originating at a local station, bringing familiar voices to many a soldier; and a campfire tale specially written for the boys abroad. One of the writers: John Steinbeck....

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