Posted by Dale Buss on January 18, 2011 01:00 PM
Here’s one of those stories that could only emerge from a city as beleaguered as Detroit. Striking Detroit Symphony Orchestra musicians are begging the Big Three domestic automakers to withhold their historic financial support for the DSO.
The musicians’ union has tried to reach executives of General Motors, Ford and Chrysler with letters. Last week, they passed out fliers at the North American International Auto Show, where the Big Three promoted their comeback strategies to the press and public.
The musicians' plea: Stop providing financial backing to Motown's venerable symphony, at least until after the strike ends.Continue reading...