Radio: The Week in Review

Throughout most of the U.S. last week, the weather was fair and clear, but on television it snowed steadily. To TVmen, a Christmas without snow would be nearly as bad as one without mistletoe, carols, or Santa Clauses. In Manhattan alone, the four networks used enough artificial snowflakes to fill three railroad boxcars. After each winter scene, the snow was carefully swept up (it can cause serious trouble if it gets into TV cameras) and sometimes used again on the next program.

James Glenn, NBC's man for special effects, imported three varieties of snow...

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