Radio: ASCAP Returns

This week, after being barred from the networks since Jan. 1 when the big chains joined battle with the songwriters' society, ASCAP music returns to the air. Mutual Broadcasting System approved an agreement with the Society, and in a Garrison finish at St. Louis won ratification from a majority of its 169 member stations. By signing on the eve of the National Association of Broadcasters convention in the same city, at which the battle of music was to be a topic secondary only to the FCC antimonopoly report (TiME, May 12), Mutual and...

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