Morton Wishengrad, Well-known Jewish Radio-tv Script Writer, Dead
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Morton Wishengrad, Well-known Jewish Radio-tv Script Writer, Dead

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Funeral services for Morton Wishengrad, one of America’s outstanding radio-television script writers, will be held here tomorrow. He died suddenly Tuesday, aged 49. He had written more than 100 scripts for “The Eternal Light,” a well-known program produced by the Jewish Theological Seminary.

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