National Affairs: On Bias

As he had done a thousand times before during the National Labor Relations Board hearings on the Ford Motor Co. case in Detroit (TIME, July 26), Louis J. Colombo Sr., the swart, able Ford counsel, shouted one day last week: "I object." Lawyer Colombo objected to the way the Labor Board counsel was riding a Ford foreman who testified that he fired a man, not for union activity as charged, but for "gazing off into space." But Lawyer Colombo's objection was overruled by Trial Examiner John T. Lindsay. Lawyer Colombo started to say: "I...

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