National Affairs: Rip Tide

Labor's sweep toward power continued to surge and boil across the land last week. Keeping in the van. rank & file motor workers set the week's keynote, showing by a fresh wave of sit-downs that they were getting out of their leaders' hands (see p. 20). In Wilmington, Del., a short-lived general strike called in support of striking truck drivers sent flying squads of unionists roving the city's streets, tossing bricks through windows of trolleys, busses, stores. In Albert Lea, Minn., retaliating for the smashing of picket lines and a tear-gas attack on...

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