Press: Invitation

Last fortnight in St. Louis, at its fourth & largest annual convention, the American Newspaper Guild not only switched affiliation from the American Federation of Labor to the militant Committee for Industrial Organization, but served notice that it was out for industrial bear by voting 118 ½-to-18 ½ for industrial unionization— which would mean eventual Guild membership for every last copy boy, circulation solicitor and advertising stenographer in a newspaper plant (TIME, June 21). Hardly had word of this bold decision dried on the front pages of the nation's press than the...

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