Radio: New Broom, No Sweep

When Lenox Riley Lohr took over the presidency of NBC four years ago, he abolished the job of executive vice president, gathered the management reins tightly in his fists. Not until January 1939 did he relax his grip. Then into the recreated executive vice-presidency went shrewd, softspoken, Georgia-born Niles Trammell, longtime head of NBC's Central Division (headquarters: Chicago). Last week Trammell stepped into the shoes vacated by Lohr when he resigned last month to become president of the Chicago Museum of Science and Industry.

More convivial than his predecessor, enormously popular with...

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