LABOR: Better All the Time

A lot of things had happened in the 16 months since James Caesar Petrillo last negotiated a big union contract. Congress had sent the President a bill calculated to curb his "coercive practices" in radio. Walter Reuther, John L. Lewis and other labor leaders had stolen his tricks or invented new ones. Were others taking James Caesar's place? Did the booing bother him? Last week in Manhattan, representatives of eight major motion-picture studios got the answer: Petrillo was improving all the time.

Caesar's demands were clear and simple. He merely wanted studios to give...

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