PERSONNEL: Brainwork on the Brains Shortage

Last week Under Secretary of War Bob Patterson presented the U. S. with a new shortage. It was not another material, like aluminum, nor another type of machinery. Nor was it just man power. It was something even more crucial, which takes a longer time to develop—technological know-how. Former Judge Patterson was on the bench too long to pass sentence until the last deposition is in. But by last week he had heard lots of evidence that frantic U. S. manufacturers are pirating each other's technologists. He warned that such raiding "cannot be...

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