National Affairs: Problem Child

"We've reached the saturation point for long-winded speeches," cried a rebellious delegate at President Homer Martin who was orating at the United Automobile Workers second annual convention in Milwaukee last week. "Why aren't the committees ready to report?"

"Brother Anderson," drawled Homer Martin like the Baptist preacher he once was, "I'll answer you in kind. You and obstructionists like you are holding up the committees."

This exchange perceptibly relieved the feelings of the 1,200 U. A. W. delegates on the floor. Their union, which has mushroomed from 30,000 to 375,000 members since it convened...

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