TELEVISION: The News That's Fit to Tape

This may be remembered as the TV season when public-affairs programs, as they are primly called, began to come into their own. While they cannot possibly match the concern a network lavishes on a profitable husband-and-wife comedy, they have made some impressive strides into prime evening time. Spurred equally by the guilt feelings left over from the quiz frauds and by interest in the political campaign, the networks are putting more information programs on the air than ever before. If the 1960 campaign seems to have been less fustian than others in...

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