National Affairs: Hog Butchers for the World

With his convex profile and his hornrimmed glasses, President Lewis J. Clark of the C.I.O. United Packinghouse Workers looks like the Caspar Milquetoast of U.S. labor. With his mere 200,000 members, many pulling at cross-purposes, he holds one of the shakiest of all union leaderships.

Yet it remained for mild, uncertain Lewis Clark to toss the year's toughest talk into the labor debate. When the Government seized the packing plants last week, to end a nine-day-old strike, Lewis Clark shouted: "A complete double cross. . . . The President of the U.S. has...

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