Television: CBS Unmuddled

Striking CBS TV and radio technicians, whose walkout led to a rash of bloopers perpetrated by their amateur replacements (TIME, April 21), voted at week's end to go back to work at cameras, mike booms, control panels. Some 1,300 members of the A.F.L.-C.I.O. International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers won an 8.8% pay hike in two step-ups (to a base wage of $190 a week next year), plus an assurance from CBS that video tape—the instant TV recording medium feared by the union as a major job threat—will be handled for the network only by I.B.E.W. men. After twelve days of audio...

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