National Affairs: Voices at the White House

At the annual meeting of the National Association of Manufacturers last month, its chairman, Colby M. Chester asked rhetorical questions: "Will the Government sit down with Business and Labor? Will it invite this co-operation?" This modest suggestion made a great impression on George Harrison, head of A. F. of L.'s Brotherhood of Railway Clerks. Since Labor was sharing the brunt of Recession in layoffs and shortened hours, Laborman Harrison took it upon himself to bring Government and Business face to face. Soon he was scurrying back & forth between the President's son James...

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