RUSSIA: Soap, Shaves & Ford

Stepan Simonovich Dybets, manager of the Soviet Automobile and Tractor Trust, spent several months in the Detroit plants of Henry Ford. Last week in Izvestia he wrote of U. S. v. Soviet industry:

"Those Soviet workers who are accustomed to say that in the automotive field we have caught up with and surpassed the U. S. simply make themselves ridiculous. . . . We ought to send some of our best workers to the U. S. so they could see for themselves with what caution, accuracy and results in the form of production the...

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