Radio: Family Circle

The worst is yet to come for some of the 20,000 G.I.s and the English girls they married overseas. The brides have yet to meet their U.S. in-laws. To help them cross this bridge before they come to it, England's BBC and the Mutual network teamed up last week in the first of a weekly trans-Atlantic series, Here Comes the Bride. The 15-minute broadcast, short as it was, broke some ice.

In London, two G.I.s and their English brides went on the air, talked back & forth with their relatives in the U.S. Announcers on both sides of the Atlantic nervously hovered...

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