Radio: All-Day Looker

For the past fortnight, New Yorkers have been having their first look at daylong television. Beginning at 7 a.m. Du Mont's WABD flickers along all day until the regular evening program starts. The programs are strongly reminiscent of daytime radio: setting-up exercises, Broadway gossip, popular music, women's news—everything except soap opera.

The chief innovation is a television baby sitter called Du Mont Kindergarten at 8:30 a.m. This features a young woman named Pat Meikle, who tries to keep small fry pinned to their chairs with 30 minutes of fairy tales, alphabet instruction and handicrafts. The idea is to let mothers get on...

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