Music: Petrillo v. Artists

James Caesar Petrillo is the tough boss of 130,000 members of the American Federation of Musicians. That's not enough for Mr. Petrillo: he wants more people in his union—the top-notch pianists, violinists, other concert artists who belong to the American Guild of Musical Artists. Last summer Boss Petrillo told these superior gentry to join his A. F. of M. before Labor Day, or be barred from playing with union men, making records, going on the air. A. G. M. A. set its jaw, went to court. In a series of trials, Petrillo finally won one, set a new deadline:...

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