Radio: Amateur Meets an Audience

One of radio's most widely discussed and least heard programs makes its bow this week over a big network. The Author Meets the Critics, after a record-breaking tryout period, will get the full glamor production over NBC. But it will be pretty much the same program that New York audiences have been discussing for six years. Success in the big time is a personal triumph for Author's persevering 32-year-old producer, Martin Stone, who claims: "This thing would have died a long time ago if I hadn't been an amateur."

Stone was just out of Yale Law School in 1940 and working for...

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