Books: Big Shots in the Dark

A BASIS FOR STABILITY—Samuel Crowtrier—Little, Brown ($3). With 21 interviewed bigwigs of 18 major industries collaborating, Author Crowther analyzes the current Great Depression. Author Crowther himself writes about credit and its artificially restricted issue. His industrial collaborators, with few exceptions, talk as if restricted credit had little to do with the Depression, but that overproduction (the other fellow's) caused it all. Walter C. Teagle considers that if the anti-trust laws were modified, oil (the other fellow's) would not be such a nuisance. Howard Heinz points a lesson: "The fact that...

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