WASHINGTON: Seattle Revolt

To political prognosticators the most important question of the moment is: how will the seemingly irreparable split between the A. F. of L. and the C. I. O. affect labor's political power? Prime example of its adverse effect was the defeat of the C. I. O. slate in Detroit's municipal elections last year. The most revealing answer will come from the May primary election in Pennsylvania where, last fortnight, John L. Lewis took his political life in his hands by entering Lieut.-Governor Thomas Kennedy, Secretary-Treasurer of the United Mine Workers of America,...

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