The United Nations hasn't been the force for world stability that was hoped for when it was founded in the 1940s. Its future will be discussed by Dr. John Logue, a Villanova political science professor, tonight at 8 on Bernie Herman.
A lot of people think the new tax law isn't working very well. Tonight at 11 on the Larry King show, Jeff Birnbaum and Allen Murray, two Wall Street Journal reporters, will discuss a new book they've written on the controversial subject.
Side 1 of Fleetwood Mac's "Rumours" is featured tonight on Mike Wolf's ''7 O'Clock Sideshow" on WYSP (FM/94). On "Midnight Classic Album," the Beatles' "Abbey Road."
"Sunny Reunion Ride," hosted by Eric Johnson on WSNI (FM/104.5) weeknights at 7, tonight features songs from 1970.
FRIDAY TALK SHOWS
WWDB (FM/96.5). Some gay and lesbian people prefer to marry "straights." A researcher looking into the subject talks to Susan Bray tomorrow at 11 a.m., along with a woman whose former husband is homosexual . . . At 3 p.m., psychic Valerie Morrison tells Irv Homer and us what's in the future.
WCAU (AM/1210). Nancy Birnes, author of a book called "Cheaper and Better," talks on how to buy quality products for less money tomorrow at 10 on Anita Gevinson.
WFLN (FM/95.7). On "Collier-at-Large," at 12:05 tomorrow afternoon, Ralph Collier talks with Barry Farber, a radio talk show host and author of "Making People Talk."