National Affairs: Horizontal v. Vertical

A protracted quarrel over NRA's labor policy, still the reddest-hot issue in Washington, last week cost Administrator Johnson the services of his right-hand man for industry and seriously breached his recovery organization for the first time. Tall, well-groomed Dudley Gates, who left the vice-presidency of Marsh & Mc-Lennan (large Chicago insurance firm) to serve without pay under General Johnson, his longtime friend, resigned as Deputy Administrator for Industry. His chief praised his loyalty, honesty and ability but admitted that their differences over interpreting the law's collective bargaining provision were irreconcilable. The Gates...

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