Television: The First Ten Years

For the first time in broadcasting history, all three networks pooled their talent on NBC's Wide Wide World last week to help TV celebrate its first decade. The result was a kind of family photograph album—a little faded, and brown with nostalgia. There was more fun than focus as The Fabulous Infant paraded 90 minutes of TV's past. The laconic Frank Costello grumbled again to the Kefauver committee: "Under no condition will I testify until I'm well enough," and Ed Wynn goggled on-screen to explain why his girl is so fastidious: "Her father's fast, her mother hideous." The U.N. debated aggression...

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