Radio: Home Away from Home

Arlene Francis took Home away from home last week. Tripping gaily through Washington's Pentagon, she confided to her morning viewers in 92 cities: "Meeting so many generals, admirals and secretaries is a little overpowering for a girl." But her burble with the Brass was only one of the quick trips through which Arlene whirled her Home audience (weekdays, 11 a.m., NBC) in a five-day visit to Washington. There were breathless stops at all the tourist musts—the Lincoln Memorial, Supreme Court, Smithsonian Institution, National Gallery of Art and the Bureau of Engraving and Printing. Every few minutes, up to eight times an...

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