LABOR: Industrial Democracy

Among all the labor bigwigs who attended the C.I.O. convention this month in Boston, no man had more unpleasant news on his mind than Left Wing Communist-inclined Reid Robinson, president of the International Union of Mine, Mill and Smelter Workers. Coming up to Boston for a love feast with Phil Murray and the boys he ended up taking a trip across the continent in a U.S. Army bomber trying to quell mutiny among his own miners.

Cause of the hurried trip was the flat refusal of Mine, Mill and Smelter Workers Local No....

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