Five-Year Plan

Conductor Artur Rodzinski wanted his new orchestra, the Chicago Symphony (TIME, Feb. 17), to strike a higher note than any musicians had ever even tried to strike before. A few broadcasts of his new orchestra, he told a press conference, might well bring peace to a savage world. He added:

"During the intermissions we could introduce the greatest living personalities from every field of life: church dignitaries, scientists, statesmen, farmers, the working class, Jews, Arabs and Negroes. We might even ask Uncle Joe to say a few words and . . . De Gaulle, and Gandhi, the...

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