Radio: The Biggest Studio

TV went to Chicago armed with better makeup artists, nattier dress and more fancy electronic gadgets than ever before. The show hardly lived up to its lavish pressagentry, but TV provided the nation with the most comprehensive coverage ever accorded a national political convention. The TV was occasionally halting, windy and inaccurate, but it had its moments of high drama. More important, it was always there. Creepie-peepies and walkie-talkies manned by hard-running TV reporters−notably ABC's Ed Morgan, CBS's Dick Hottelet, NBC's Merrill Mueller−peered, poked and pried into the remotest nooks of hotel...

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