Radio: Victory for TvA

Even stubborn Earle C. Anthony finally agreed to sit down with the union negotiators, but early this week the pickets were still parading in front of his station KFI-TV. The owners of Los Angeles' other six TV stations had already peacefully squiggled their signatures on contracts certifying Television Authority as their performers' sole union representative. For George Heller, 45-year-old executive secretary of TvA* the contracts marked the end of a rugged six-month organizing campaign.

By last week the A.F. of L.'s new union had triumphed over all four TV networks and every one...

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