Television: Turning the Tables

He is friend, companion, confidant. He is teacher, counselor, shopping guide. He is entertainer, public servant. He serves the housewife, the handicapped, those who toil by night. His audiences accept him as one of the family. They write him; they hang on his words. He has great responsibility. He lives up to it.

This was no tribute to the country doctor, but an ode to the disk jockey—the grey-flannelmouth who has all but swallowed up U.S. radio. It was the keynote of the first national convention of pop-music disk jockeys, sponsored in Kansas City,...

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