Flying Start

WPB had promised that when the time came for big-scale reconversion, all of industry would get off to an equal start. Last week it followed up these comforting words with comforting action. It set aside top priorities for some $102,000,000 in machine tools and new construction for all of the 72 major industries which had converted their facilities to war work.

This put the makers of pianos & piccolos on the same footing as Detroit's automakers, who have long hoped for special reconversion favors. It disappointed the automen, but it pleased those who had feared that WPB planned to...

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