LABOR: Recommendation

Samuel Gompers, patriarch of the American Federation of Labor, has long taken the attitude that the Federation is not in politics. That stand is an ideal for which he has waged and won many bitter battles. His belief is that the Federation may justifiably recommend to its members that they vote for given policies and for given candidates on the basis of their records. He holds equally strongly that the Federation is a labor, not a political, body, that its interests would be more hurt...

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