GOVERNMENT: Machines for Jobs

As shy as a window washer of a new-style safety belt is the Temporary National Economic (monopoly) Committee of advancing technology. Its chairman, Wyoming's Senator Joe O'Mahoney, is so fnghtened of better machinery that he has introduced a bill in Congress providing tax penalties for any employer who makes a "more than average" use of machinery.

Last week TNEC heard why improving technology makes jobs from the No. 1 inheritor of that art: lean, hawk-faced Edsel Ford, president of Ford Motor Co., Henry's only son. It was two days after the 28,000,000th Ford...

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