Antitrust: Down Bobby's Alley

The nation's two big bowling manufacturers seem to get along about as well as two tomcats in an alley. "Competition is vigorous and unimpeded," says Brunswick Corp. President Benjamin E. Bensinger, 56. Says his archrival, American Machine & Foundry Co. Chairman Morehead Patterson, 64: "Competition has been fierce and sanguinary." Thus it came as a surprise last week when Bobby Kennedy's Justice Department filed an antitrust suit against the two in a Manhattan federal court. The charge: that AMF and Brunswick had conspired with each other, and with the Bowling Proprietors' Association of...

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