National Affairs: What a Guy

Some people said that vindictive old John L. Lewis itched to hotfoot the Administration on Nov. 5. Some said that crafty old John L. Lewis wanted to get a wage oar in for his United Mine Workers before the rival C.I.O. began its new race for raises. Still others said that, after five months of relative personal anonymity (while his U.M.W. grubbed along on its Government contract), egomaniacal old

John L. just had to see himself in headlines again—even if he had to take on the Government to do it.

For once, every guess seemed to be close. Despite the generous terms...

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