Radio: The Week in Review

Television spent the week racing back and forth through history like a time machine. Omnibus set out heroically to recreate Homer's Iliad, and for 90 minutes the poetry was mostly drowned out in a clatter of tin swords on tin shields as Trojan and Greek struggled on the plain and seashore of Troy. The Trojans lost the war, but they won what few acting honors were available: Frederick Rolf displayed both majesty and grief as King Priam, while Michael Higgins' doomed Hector seemed far more a man and soldier than his rival, Achilles.

Sandals & Shooting. Kraft TV Theater also took a...

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