THE PRESIDENCY: Trial & Error

NATIONAL AFFAIRS

Without a Constitutional quiver in his freckled right hand Franklin Roosevelt last week signed the Labor Disputes Bill. Then, lighting a cigaret, he leaned back and dictated a statement to the public: "This act defines, as a part of our substantive law, the right of self-organization of employes in industry. ... It may eventually eliminate one major cause of labor disputes but it will not stop all labor disputes. . . . Accepted by labor, management and the public, with a sense of sober responsibility and of willing cooperation, however, it should...

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