More Is Not Enough

Cartoonists had patriotically taken up the Administration's new campaign against complacency. They drew charts with deeply sagging lines to show how U.S. war production had fallen off. Administration orators still stumped the land decrying lagging production. Editorial writers loyally joined in, attacking overconfidence.

Then last week WPB Chairman Donald Nelson issued his own chart showing official U.S. war-production progress. Nowhere on it was the deep dip in output that the alarmists had reported in the past two months. Production was still rising, if only 2% in June. To most citizens, the...

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