Radio: The Week in Review

TV made a brave effort last week to do more than merely entertain. It tried to say something. In its handling of the news and its treatment of drama, it tried to reach beyond fact to what was significant, and beyond fiction to what was meaningful. Unhappily, on all three levels—news, drama and new summer entertainment—TV fell ingloriously on its face.

Report-in-Depth. NBC, making the major effort to interpret the news, promised "an unprecedented report-in-depth" of the Big Four Conference in Geneva.

But in 60 minutes, Meeting at the Summit tried to cover so...

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