Business: Get the Little Man

Last week in Buffalo 500 manufacturers, gathered in a "Defense Clinic" to hear how they could help in the defense program, nearly had their heads blown off. Up rose young (32) Francis J. Trecker, OPMite, to tell them that much of the U.S.'s available defense capacity was still idle, that if prime contractors did not begin to farm out part of their defense work the Government would force them to — "and it won't be on your terms."

Last June when the first $9,000,000,000 phase started, most defense orders went to big manufacturers who could be relied on to turn out...

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