National Affairs: By Law & by Ball

What will the 80th Congress do about labor? At least one man had some answers: Minnesota's Republican Senator Joe Ball, who was drafting some legislation last week.

A onetime St. Paul newspaper man, friend of Harold Stassen, and an ardent internationalist, Joe Ball has been called a liberal. In 1944 he crossed party lines to support Franklin Roosevelt against Tom Dewey. But since then, organized labor has soured on him. Ball's belief in the individual does not jibe with labor's belief in the union. He has made it clear that he thinks organized labor...

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