Radio: Acid for Wodehouse

A County Derry Irishman named William Connor, who writes for the London Daily Mirror under the pseudonym "Cassandra," sharpened his Celtic fangs last fortnight, grabbed a BBC mike, and proceeded to chew up Funnyman Pelham Grenville Wodehouse, who now broadcasts out of Berlin for Goebbels & Co. (TIME, July 7, 14). Strange stuff for staid old BBC were his scarifying comments:

"I have to tell you . . . of a rich man trying to make his last and greatest sale, that of his own country. It is a somber story of self-respect, of honor and decency being pawned to the Nazis...

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