TITLE

Is There a Case for Petrillo?

AUTHOR(S)
Smith, Bernard B.
PUB. DATE
January 1945
SOURCE
New Republic;1/15/1945, Vol. 112 Issue 3, p76
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that in the final session of the seventy-eighth U.S. Congress, the Senate, acting upon the unanimous approval of the Interstate Commerce Committee, passed a bill which would proscribe interference from any quarter with the broadcasting of non-commercial cultural programs by educational institutions. Closure of the session before the bill could be introduced into the House; Indication given by Senator Arthur H. Vandenberg that he would reintroduce the bill before the new Congress; Refusal made by James Caesar Petrillo of the American Federation of Musicians to permit the programs of the National Music Camp held at Interlachen, Michigan, to go on the air.
ACCESSION #
18140515

 

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