National Defense: Too Little... Too Late


A safety valve for some of the businessmen, economists, laborites at work on U.S. defense in Washington is the National Planning Association. More of a seminar than an association, NPA gives such men as OPM's Deputy Production Director William L. Batt, Labor Bureau Statistician and Machine-Tool Expert A. Ford Hinrichs, the Federal Reserve Board's (and Harvard's) Alvin Hansen a chance to get together, pool ideas. Published last week was a caustic NPA summary of what was talked about and concluded at a recent session.

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