Crabtree, Susan
January 2004
Daily Variety;1/26/2004, Vol. 282 Issue 20, p2
Trade Publication
Reports on the refusal of Representative Billy Tauzin to accept the offer to become the chairman of the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) in the U.S. Reason behind the rejection; Prevalence of MPAA members voting Tauzin for the position; Disclosure on the compensation for the position.


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