Radio: World's Greatest Audience

"Personally," said Edgar Bergen, "I never thought entertainment so damn important, but I changed my mind after we toured the Army posts in Alaska." Like Al Jolson before him, he declared the boys up there had taken the zest out of him for entertaining civilians. Last week they were backed up by Bob Hope, the hardest-traveling Army-camp trooper of them all. The Aleutian circuit, he declared, comprised the greatest audience in the world. Back home, both Bergen and Hope were geysers of zestful anecdote in proof of their claim.

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