Music: Kiss for Petrillo

In Seattle last week, a convention of the potent, closed-shop American Federation of Musicians unanimously blew a corporate kiss to its boss, James Caesar Petrillo. Blanket approval was voted for all of Boss Petrillo's executive acts of the year past.

There were many to approve. Just before the Seattle convention Jimmy Petrillo had forbidden NBC, in its broadcast of the launching of the U.S.S. South Dakota (TIME, June 16), to air so much as one toot by the high-school band from Sioux Falls, S. Dak. that played for the occasion. It took appeals from...

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