Business: Oratorical Year-End

Last week hundreds of U. S. industrialists and the heads of their trade organizations assembled in Manhattan for what they were pleased to call the annual Congress of American Industry. Upper chamber in this congress is the potent National Association of Manufacturers, at whose two-day session the books arc closed for the business oratorical year. If an intelligent Tasmanian recluse had dropped into the Grand Ball Room of the Hotel Commodore where the NAM meetings were held last week he might have gathered that: 1) The U. S. is currently a subject...

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