Radio: Little Pitchers

Radio can send children searching for box tops to trade for tin whistles, or it can send them to the library to hunt good books; it can train them to expect a world in which a masked man on horseback holds off evil singlehanded, or it can train them to find and play their own role in society. Which type of program do American parents want? A woman who took part in the first children's program ever given in the U.S. has put out a slender book (All Children Listen; George W. Stewart; $1.50)...

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