Television: Aug. 21, 1964

Round 2 of the networks' convention coverage opens this week with a spate of background specials leading up to the Democratic Convention at Atlantic City beginning next Monday. NBC handily won Round 1 with an estimated 55% share of the total Republican Convention audience.

To offer tougher competition to NBC's winsome twosome, Huntley and Brinkley, CBS has replaced Anchorman Walter Cronkite with Roger Mudd and Robert Trout (TIME, Aug. 7), while ABC has Senator Hubert Humphrey and former White House Aide Arthur Schlesinger Jr. as special commentators to supplement Howard K. Smith and Edward...

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