Radio: The Television Set

The U.S. saloon is not what it used to be. At least, the saloons that have television sets. From Kerrigan's Kozy Korner to the Stork Club, barrooms have suffered from an influx of "kids and marginal drinkers," which one Manhattan elbow-bender has scornfully dubbed "The Television Set." Last week, during the Louis-Walcott fight (see SPORT), "The Set" was out in force.

"In watching the screen," complained one bartender, "people forget what is the prime purpose of a bar, which is to drink." He had three solutions for that: 1) "An extra employee to rove through the crowd and remind people that their...

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