LABOR: Sacrifices & Peace

Tired of being the whipping boy of a lagging national defense program, last week labor rose to protest. Cried President William Green, the A. F. of L. stood "four square in support of the national defense program. We commit ourselves to avoid strikes. . . . We are ready to make any reasonable and necessary sacrifices. . . ."

Philip Murray, president of C. I. O., not only spoke in labor's defense, he cracked back. Said he: "Too many heads of industry are approaching the national-defense job as one great opportunity to roll Up astourding profits. . . ." Production lagged,...

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