What was promoted as a grill turned out to be a tea party.

Susan Antilla, a New York Times reporter who recently skewered banks' bungled attempts at selling mutual funds, was appearing side by side at a panel with some of her targets: marketers from Chase Manhattan Corp., Chemical Banking Corp., and Dime Savings Bank.

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