Business & Finance: 20th Century, Fifth Decade

In U.S. business, Eric Johnston, 46-year-old head of the Chamber of Commerce is already a marked man. He has turned what is normally a stodgy job into an exciting one. He has shown himself able to ingratiate himself with both labor and the Administration, longtime foes of the Chamber. He has just returned from a tour of South America (TIME, March 15), on which he endorsed the Hull reciprocal trade agreements and succeeded in selling many a South American the idea that free enterprise may be as important in Good Neighbor policy...

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