Theatre: New Play in Manhattan: Mar. 8, 1937

Power (by Arthur Arent; Living Newspaper, producer). The unemployed authors and actors who draw $23.86 per week from WPA well know from which side of public issues their paychecks come. Now under the direction of Morris Watson, American Newspaper Guild organizer whose dismissal by the Associated Press has been carried to the Supreme Court (TIME, June 29 et ante), the Living Newspaper's first production was a news-dramatization along MARCH OF TIME lines of the Italian seizure of Ethiopia. The State Department firmly put the lid on this show and the Living Newspaper next turned its attention to Triple-A Plowed Under. This...

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