Television: Highbrow's Delight

Probably nowhere west of the BBC's Third Program could the twist of a radio dial bring such a flood of culture and sophisticated political variety. One day on San Francisco's KPFA-FM there was a book review by Bohemian Poet Kenneth Rexroth; the next, a talk by Art Critic Hubert Crehan on "The 'Scandalous' Art of D.H. Lawrence''; the day after, a performance of Paul Claudel's Christophe Colomb in French, with Jean-Louis Barrault, and for the kiddies a dramatization of The Wind in the Willows. Listeners could tune in talks by a pacifist, a...

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