Show Business: Decadence & Escapism

The familiar, somewhat pompous figure with the familiar, somewhat pompous voice rose up before his fellows one day last week and, in his measured prose, indicted the whole breed. "I have decided," said Edward Murrow at the convention of the Radio and Television News Directors Association in Chicago, "to express my concern about what I believe to be happening to radio and television . . . If there are any historians about 50 or a hundred years from now and there should be preserved the Kinescopes for one week of all three networks, they will there find recorded in black...

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