Radio: The Case Against Crime

The horrified middle-aged women sat and watched 91 murders, seven holdups, three kidnapings, ten thefts, four burglaries, two cases of arson, two jailbreaks, two suicides, a homicidal explosion, one blackmail and assorted cases of assault & battery and attempted murder. All of this violence, reported Mrs. Clara Logan, president of the Southern California Association for Better Radio and Television, was seen by association members—between the hours of 4 and 9 p.m.—during one week of television shows over six of Los Angeles' seven TV stations.

Bashed Heads. In a broadside of letters to the stations, with copies to local newspapers and the Federal...

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