Radio: Cloth and Chains

Sixty-two broadcasting clergymen, paced by Manhattan's Harry Emerson Fosdick, last week denounced FCC's antimonopoly rulings against the radio chains, put God squarely on the networks' side. Wrote they to Franklin Roosevelt:

"The Federal Communications Commission report, if put into effect, would, in our judgment, greatly curtail the opportunity for ... nationwide [religious broadcasting] service, and would jeopardize cultural, educational, musical and religious broadcasting in general. . . . The action proposed by the Federal Communications Commission seems to us hasty, drastic and ill-considered."

This word from the Cloth came opportunely for the chains,...

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