Letters, Apr. 6, 1942

Work More

Sirs:

In TIME, March 9, Reader Donald C. Boyce asks "what do the critics expect the people to do . . . about the war?" WORK MORE!

Working hours in the U.S. are about 40 a week. If one-half of this work is spent on satisfying consumption, a maximum of 20 hours is left to serve war purposes. Let us work an additional ten and step up the flow of war goods 50%. Fifty hours a week will still be below the German or Japanese average. Five o'clock is too early to stop dam-building...

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