Radio: No Change

Critics have often charged that radio aims at "twelve-year-old minds." Last month, New York City's independent station WNEW decided to go the whole hog by putting on the air a nine-year-old sportcaster named Charlie Hankinson. Last week another New York station, WNBC, continued the trend with Children Should Be Heard (Thurs. 7:30 p.m. E.D.T.). In the new show, youngsters from 7 to 14 talk over and diagnose the ills of the world.

Hankinson, discussing a player trade between the Chicago White Sox and Washington Senators, saw the White Sox as the better bargainers. On the other hand, he admitted, "five or six...

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