National Affairs: Street-Corner Campaign

Governor Dewey, who had promised to carry his fight for re-election to every street corner in the state, started out last week on the sidewalks of New York—with a new twist which allowed the whole city to look in on the process. Dewey posted himself in NBC's television studio before a screen which picked up questioners being televised on two distant street corners. At the same time, his voice and image were picked up by a studio camera and carried back to his interrogators. By switching from street corner to studio cameras in turn, NBC sent the interviews flickering out—presumably to...

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