Radio & TV: The Busy Air

¶ In Nashville, 450 hillbilly disk jockeys, meeting to celebrate the 28th anniversary of radio's Grand Ole Opry, predicted that "country music" will eventually replace jazz. Explained California's John Banks: "When I started broadcasting seven years ago. there wasn't a hillbilly disk jockey within wagon-greasing distance. Now they're everywhere. It's what the people want."

¶ In Laramie, Wyo., Scientist Robert P. Pfeifer of the University of Wyoming reported a new use for daytime radio programs. When amplified over a public-address system set in a grain field, soap operas "were enough to scare the wits out of blackbirds and sparrows. The predators quickly...

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