Radio: Carter's Little Cathartic

For a dozen years, suave, fox-faced John J. Anthony has been dishing out glib, categorical advice-by-radio to people with tough personal problems. (Sample Anthonyism: "[I] have found that marriage as an institution is probably the most desirable human association.") Last week, Mr. Anthony had a tough professional problem of his own.

His program of soothing preachments to the heartsick (sponsored by Carter's Little Liver Pills, and Arrid), now running five afternoons a week on Mutual (1:45 p.m. E.W.T.), was roundly denounced by a few prominent social workers.

Most vigorous objection came from Dorothy C. Kahn, ex-president of the American Association of Social Workers...

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