Business: Struggle for Power

Two top-flight U.S. businessmen last week clashed head on in Washington in a struggle for power that is less indicative of their ambitions than it is of one bitter truth: after over a year of war, the Government's top industrial command is still disorganized.

One protagonist in Washington's latest fracas is tough, shrewd Ferdinand Eberstadt, artillery captain in World War I, outstanding independent investment banker of the '305, and currently charged with WPB's vital materials division. The other is Charles E. Wilson, whom Donald Nelson brought to Washington to take charge of WPB's production...

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