LABOR: Open Break?

For the first time in a dozen years, a big part of organized labor was good and mad at The Man in the White House.

C.I.O. President Philip Murray, who never got quite all he wanted from Franklin Roosevelt, and has long suspected that he was getting the run-around from Harry Truman, nearly burned out the nation's radio tubes with his accumulated rancor. What did labor think of the President's new strike plan (TIME, Dec. 10)? Just this, said Phil Murray:

"[It is] legislation that can have but a single purpose—the weakening of labor unions, the curtailment of the right of...