Business: Cooke's Tour

From Brazil this week came a dream of the future. The dream: that, better supplied than the U.S. with bauxite and magnesium, and equally well supplied with potential water power, Brazil may become one of the great light metal and aircraft producing countries of the world.

Co-authors of the dream are a politician and an engineer. The politician is Joāo Alberto Lins de Barros, Brazil's economic minister. The engineer is Morris Llewellyn Cooke, onetime pupil of Frederick ("Speedy") Taylor (industrial engineer and famous advocate of the speed-up), and for the past few years a general handyman to Washington performing such disagreeable jobs...

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