Radio: The Week in Review

For stay-at-homes on New Year's Eve, television produced some fine coverage of the Times Square area, jammed with half a million revelers but marred, on NBC, by Ben Grauer's excessive commercials right up until the last minute of the old year. On Tonight, Steve Allen kept things consistently festive, and amused his viewers with an apt description of the holiday ("New Year's Eve is the night the A.A.A. and A.A. get together") and with his straight-faced predictions for 1955. Some of the predictions: Marilyn Monroe calendars will bring back 1954; Arthur Godfrey will fire his entire audience; Betty Furness will...

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