Radio: Attlee on the Air

When Winston Churchill spoke to the world, his rhetoric growled and rolled like a magnificent thunderstorm. Plain Mr. Attlee could hardly hope to equal Mr. Churchill's sound effects—but last week he was told that his delivery was not even up to snuff. The verdict came from CBS correspondent Edward R. Murrow.

In the New York Post, Correspondent Murrow gave a radio man's expert analysis of an Attlee speech: "not a success." Reason: "He swallowed the end of his sentences and managed to discuss the whole subject as though elucidating some obscure, unimportant passage in a Latin translation." Concluded Murrow: "Attlee will have...

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