Radio: The Study of Mankind

The men with some of the best ideas in television often draw the worst time spots, the poorest budgets, the smallest audiences. That is what happened for more than two years to Robert Herridge, 38, producer of CBS's Camera Three. His 30-minute show has intellectual substance and imaginative flair, and has ranged from studies of Biblical man to verbal and pictorial experiments with Walt Whitman's poetry. But the program was confined to one local Manhattan station (WCBS), was televised on Saturdays at 2 p.m., reached a maximum audience of only 500,000, and had a production budget of $1,600 per show...

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