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WNYC announcer introduces Seldes and the program.
Seldes applauds the work of Stafford, specifically a performance of a ballad the previous week. Compares the performances to a similar one by Jimmy Durante. Simplicity against production. NBS and CBS competition, a similar situation on the radio from the past. Sponsorship and advertising. UHF frequencies. Educational programming. An educational television network.
Audio courtesy of the NYC Municipal Archives WNYC Collection
WNYC archives id: 71334
Municipal archives id: LT3103