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Harriet Van Horne
(1920-1998) born on
May 17
US columnist. She is a syndicated columnist since 1967 whose writings focus on the quality of radio and TV.
         
   
F
There are days when any electrical appliance in the house, including the vacuum cleaner, seems to offer more entertainment possibilities than the [television] set.

R
Closing these two books, a reader senses that Joan Crawford, idol of an age, would have made an exemplary prison matron, possibly at Buchenwald. She had the requisite sadism, paranoia and taste for violence.
A
Cooking is like love. It should be entered into with abandon or not at all.
N
The time of the rack and the screws is come. Summer television has set in with its usual severity. And the small screen, where late the sweet birds sang, is now awash with repeats, reruns, rejects, replacements and reversions to the primitive.
K
Rarely in broadcasting history has so much been riding on the whimsical flick of a few thousand wrists.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In NY "World-Telegram & Sun," 7 Jun 1957.
R: On books about Joan Crawford by the actress's adopted daughter Christina Crawford; in NY "Post," 29 Oct 1978.
A: In "Vogue," 15 Oct 1956.
N: "Time to Buy a Polo Mallet" in NY "World-Telegram & Sun," 2 Jun 1958.
K: "The Battle for TV's Midnight Millions" "Look," 11 Jul 1967.
   


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