Radio: Local Stations Please Copy

In the reception hall of the Atlanta Journal's 50,000-watt Station WSB ("Welcome South, Brother"), hang three plaques—awards from Variety for outstanding community service. Last week Manager John M. Outler tacked up a telegram announcing that the station had just won a fourth—for improvement of race relations in race-riven Georgia.

As it celebrated its 25th anniversary, WSB could look back on an impressive list of good works. The station gives free time to local universities—not excluding Atlanta University (for Negroes). Farmers get a daily hour (5:30-6:30 a.m.) of down-to-earth farm news, plus such extras as gifts of bred ewes to 4-H Clubbers. And...

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