LABOR: Round Two

No sooner had John Lewis lumbered back to the showers than the C.I.O. danced into the ring. Last week it began its impatient fight for a second round of wage boosts. It was armed with a 71-page "report" for which it had paid Robert R. Nathan Associates, Inc. $12,000. Nathan's simple conclusion, which neatly fitted the C.I.O. strategy, was that management could indeed pay higher wages—and without raising prices.

Planner, Inc. The name—Nathan—was familiar. Shortly after V-J day in 1945, Robert R. Nathan & his colleagues in OWMR predicted that there would be 8,000,000 unemployed in the U.S. before spring, 1946....

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