Business: Business, Dec. 14, 1942

The eloquence and vision of Henry J. Kaiser helped to save the 47th annual convention of the National Association of Manufacturers, held last week in Manhattan, from being a dud.

Meeting at the end of a year when U.S. business has turned in an unprecedented record of productive achievement, the Association had as great an opportunity as could be desired to prove to the people that business is not only capable of producing instruments for war but also is capable of creating jobs for ultimate peace.

This, unfortunately, was precisely the problem the old guard of the N.A.M. failed even to face. The...

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