Radio: There'll Be Some Changes

Until this year, television's friends & foes had generally agreed that radio's soap operas would not lend themselves successfully to the TV screen. As is often the case with expert guessers on television, they were wrong. Headed by the successful The Goldbergs, soap operas will surely widen their TV beachhead this autumn. But there are snags, nevertheless, for both soap operas and other radio serials. Some of the shows promised or projected, and their problems:

The Aldrich Family. Ezra Stone has long been radio's Henry Aldrich, a callow, voice-cracking adolescent. Since Stone (a master sergeant in World War II) is now fat,...

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