Television: Viewpoints

THE CORPORATION, to be seen Thursday, Dec. 6, on CBS Reports (10-11 p.m. E.S.T.), powerfully demonstrates that that archetypal figure of the '50s, the Organization Man, is still very much alive—and thinks he is well.

He seems to flourish best in small, company-dominated towns like Bartlesville, Okla., headquarters of Phillips Petroleum Co., the nation's 36th largest corporation. Producer-Writer-Reporter Jay McMullen uses Phillips employees to demonstrate in vivid human terms the truth of the generalization that a large number of Americans are eager to trade most of their autonomy as individuals in return for the...

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