NAEB Newsletter (Oct 1948)

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“ r 5“ 1 UNITED NATIONS TODAY 1 CARRIED BY 100 STATIONS Ono hundred stations in tho U.S, and Canada are carrying a 15-minute daily report from the United Nations at Lake Success, N.Y. California leads the list of states with 19 stations taking t! U.N. Today;” the state of Washington is second with 9 stations carrying tho feature. (Station WCAL, Northfield, Minnesota. St, Cuai College, is the only N-A-E*B station currently carrying the feature). «FM SC HOOL OF THO AIR" LAUNCHED IN NEW YORK Tho program, n FM^o^°So Air” is now broadcast in 50 New York state counties and the city of New York via the 14-station Empire State FK network and tho facilities of the Rural Radio Network. Developed by public school educational leaders, the series now fifteen years old, last year gave instruction to more than 30,000 ele¬ mentary school pupils in the area. NEW BRITIAN TEACHERS COLLEG E ON NDRC Herbert D. Welte, president of Teachers College of Now Britian(Conn.) opened a now series of weekly talks on WDRC, Hartford, with a talk on the “Crisis in Teaching.” Program is heard each Saturday at 6:16 p.m. SUPRSIE COURT UPHOLDS FCC IN PROGRAM POLICY DE CISION down Tho U. S. Supr eme Court on Oct ober 10 uphe ld tho FCC’s right wh o"'prop osed to off er" 10)g__netT7ork p rogramming, n o local..tepadcastSj>_Stgiti^JfADC now oper ating' in Akroni, O hio on" 5~ kilow^^^ A power. JWP.. M JSUQQQ wat ts on a C levelan d freque nc y now used by_ UGAR.__ECO. held 1QQ/& n otwork^ rogi^mig^ ignored local need an d by-p assed station respons ib ility, Grant i nstead.went^to WC-AR whic h is now, permitted to u p its power to 50,000 watts.. FCC’S HENNO CK DESC RIBES TV POTE NTIAL, Frieda 3. Hennock, FCC Commissioner, addressing a luncheon meeting of the New York League, of Business and Professional Women’s Clubs, October 10, expressed great interest in sociological impact of television on the American family. Convinced television will produce vital changes in U. 3. way of life. Miss Hennock said, ”It is particularly important to women for it will broaden their perspective right in the home. News, culture, amusement and education will be as readily available to tho home as the outside. Unlike many, other modern inventions which provide opportunities or incentives to loavc the home for greater fields, it will have the effect of bringing tho family together." N-A -S-B * 3 HANNA 7iND L ARDIE TC P ARIS A S IJmSCO CONSULTANTS Mike Hanna, station WHCU (Cornell University) and Kathleen Lardie (station WDTR, Detroit Board of Education) left for Paris in late October to UNESCO meetings at Paris. Lardie will represent educational broadcasters in discussing problems of creating international understanding through school broadcas t outlets and Hanna will appear as a special radio consultant for UNESCO i-fanna, "originally named to represent American broadcasters at the Paris meeting of a special mass communications group of UNESCO was elevated to the post of consultant at a meeting with Julian Hurley, UNESCO director-general and State Deportment officials. Ho will advise IS member nations oi the group in their planning for a m'orId-wide, free flow of information as a basis for poaco.