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Radio: The craze for sensationalism in radio broadcasting goes on unabated and has now seized upon the mountains for a new field of operations. The past year has marked broadcasts from two summits, whose sole raison d’être appears to have been to offer to the ever insatiable public a new thrill in its search for vicarious sensationalism. On June 15, 1932, the summit of Mont Blanc was to be heard appealing to the world through the ether, and five months later, November 15th, the performance was repeated from Pikes Peak.