Show Business: Party Line

There were Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru, sweating in the humid Indian ' evening, New York's ex-Governor Thomas E. Dewey at dawn, fresh from a Maine breakfast, and Novelist Aldous Huxley, brooding in yoga-like, early-afternoon calm in Turin, Italy—all linked by radio and film in a fourway, unrehearsed conversation with Edward R. Murrow in a CBS studio in New York. The program: Small World, Murrow's intercontinental version of Person to Person.

"It was just like a party line," said Associate Producer Palmer Williams, and unfortunately it was. Each speaker, too well aware that people were listening in, meticulously minded his manners and...

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