LABOR: Defeat Into Victory

The brief and bustling history of the Committee for Industrial Organization records only one important defeat: the repulse of the Steel Workers Organizing Committee last summer by the embattled masters of "Little Steel" led by Labor's most galling nemesis, Tom M. Girdler, president of Republic Steel. If steel labor history repeated itself, this defeat should have settled the labor problems of Mr. Girdler and his friends for a decade or two. But, until recently, labor history never knew an unassuming lawyer named J. Warren Madden and the National Labor Relations Board over...

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