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Jury awards Miss Redgrave $100,000 in symphony suit

A federal jury in Boston ruled Friday that the Boston Symphony Orchestra violated a contract with actress Vanessa Redgrave when it canceled a series of concerts she was to narrate. The jury awarded her the performance fee of $27,500 , as well as $100,000 in damages, saying the cancellation harmed her career.

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But the jury rejected Miss Redgrave's claim that the BSO violated her civil rights in canceling the concerts because of her political views and support for the Palestine Liberation Organization.

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