Radio: The $100,000 Question

Nine times in nine weeks a likable youngster named George L. Wright III had picked up his ukulele and gone from his modest Manhattan home to an NBC studio to appear in the TV giveaway show The Big Surprise (Sat. 7:30 p.m.). George was only 14, but he was after the $100,000 jackpot.

A fortnight ago George brilliantly handled five parts of a six-part question ranging from Bach to baseball, but he muffed the sixth part when he failed to identify the authors of Betty Coed, "a song of the '20s." It turned out that...

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