Music: No Salzburg

The repercussions of Austria's Nazification last week continued to widen through the world. Opportunistic Hollywood threw its hat into the ring as a prospective "American Salzburg." And 200 embattled citizens of arty Westport, Conn, nearly shattered the rafters of their Town Hall with furious protests against the plan to make Westport a "Salzburg on the Saugatuck" (TIME, March 28). Following the meeting, Westport's Board of Zoning Appeals refused to grant Millionaire Patrick A. Powers a permit to continue construction on his $100,000 "Dream Stadium."

Protesting Westporters, preferring rural quiet to culture and glory,...

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