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'Follies' Leaves 'Em Laughing

The Providence Newspaper Guild's musical-comedy romp through Rhode Island politics marked its 39th annual side-splitting performance Feb. 24. Benefitting the local's scholarship fund, the Follies was first held to heal the wounds from a bitter 12-day strike at the Journal in 1973. 


New England District Council Holds Winter Meeting

TNG-CWA President Bernie Lunzer addresses the winter meeting of the New England District Council Saturday, Feb. 25, at Providence Newspaper Guild headquarters in Rhode Island. The conference took place the day after the 39th annual Follies, a PNG’s politically satirical song-and-dance show that attracted an audience of about 1,000 people, including all the state’s top politicians. TNG-CWA Secretary-Treasurer Carol Rothman also attended the meeting.