STEEL: Battle of Junk

There will be a new drive to win the Battle of Junk, and this one means business. WPB Conservator Lessing Rosenwald had a new general to plan it.

The general is Matthew Fox, balding (at 31), egg-shaped vice president of Universal Pictures who went to Washington a month ago to trouble-shoot for Bob Nathan's WPB Planning Board (TIME, March 2). The committees in 46 States who are collecting old rubber, paper, rags, metal—above all, iron and steel—are doing earnest work, but Matt Fox concluded that more was needed.

He found that the two big untapped sources of metal scrap are 1)...

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