Radio: MBS Soapbox

In these days of remote political control, radio is doing a major part in putting the U. S. people and their Government on speaking terms. Along with fireside chats, political debates, spot-news broadcasts of national events, the radio forum helps to put the whole nation into a healthy, old-fashioned town meeting. Outstanding are America's Town Meeting of the Air, University of Chicago Round Table, MBS's American Forum of the Air. Oldest of these is the American Forum, which from small beginnings in 1928 has progressed until today it is a favorite aerial stamping ground for U. S. Congressmen.

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