National Affairs: On the March

Fortnight ago negotiations to end the great 1937 automobile labor war broke down when the United Automobile Workers failed to evacuate its sit-down strikers from two General Motors plants in Flint (TIME, Jan. 25). The fighting in Michigan having bogged down into trench warfare, the active front shifted last week to Washington. Thither went Michigan's Governor Frank Murphy, as he had planned to go anyhow to attend Franklin Roosevelt's inaugural. Thither went General Motors' President Alfred P. Sloan Jr. and Executive Vice President William S. Knudsen, thither Homer Martin, president of the striking...

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