U.S. At War: No Blind Date

This time there was a big If. Heretofore in annual conventions, the United Auto Workers, world's biggest union (membership: 1,077,899), had clamorously endorsed Franklin Roosevelt. Last week in Buffalo, 2,100 U.A.W. delegates soberly hedged on Term IV. The hedge: Franklin Roosevelt between now & then must prove he is still labor's man.

First Come. U.A.W.'s conditional pledge was no isolated action. It probably will be repeated at C.I.O.'s national convention, which meets Nov. 1. It came at the urging of C.I.O. President Philip Murray, who offered U.A.W. a seven-point program by which to judge...

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