Business: Steel Tsar?

Almost every U. S. business has its local and national trade association. At their best they are the American Bankers Association, the National Automobile Chamber of Commerce, the American Petroleum Institute. At their worst they are criminal rackets like Chicago's Master Cleaners & Dyers Association and the Greater New York Live Poultry Chamber of Com merce. Not much publicized are the Better Bedding Alliance of America, the Hickory Handle Association, the South western Peanut Shellers' Association. In the mighty realm of rolling mills and blast furnaces is the American Iron & Steel Institute....

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