Radio: Clean & Bouncy

For months the horror programs that curdle the school-to-supper hours on the radio have been under attack from alarmed parents and teachers (TIME, March 24).*Last week radio was almost ready with its answer: a clean, bouncy transcribed program for children (aged three to ten), featuring Buddy Bear, "the most lovable and at the same time mischievous playmate a child ever had." Buddy's catch line: "Bobo ske deeton-dotten."

To make certain that every American moppet will become properly bear-conscious, Kasper-Gordon, the transcription agency, has promised to set off an overpowering display of promotional fireworks...

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