PRODUCTION: Hard Questions Answered

Charles Erwin Wilson is a soft-faced, hardheaded engineer and production man who became acting president of General Motors after William S. Knudsen joined the National Defense Advisory Commission. Last week Mr. Wilson made a speech to fellow alumni of the Carnegie Institute of Technology in Pittsburgh. Like him, most of his hearers had jobs in industry; like him, they were deep in defense production. What they heard boiled down to one question—can the U. S. do its defense job on time?—and two answers:

>". . . Unless . . . engineers, technicians highly...

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