Radio: Voice of History

Last week The Pilgrims landed and the situation was in hand. Their good ship Mayflower was brought to berth by the hand of Archibald MacLeish, Librarian of Congress, Pulitzer Prize poet, former FORTUNE editor. His American Story (NBC, Sat., 7 p.m., E.W.T.) had made the historic landfall in the eighth week after the series opened with the first voyage of Christopher Columbus. At this rate Librarian MacLeish's program might well go on for some time.

American Story was MacLeish's idea, and NBC's Inter-American University of the Air adopted it. A frankly educational venture, it...

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