National Affairs: The 24-Hour Day

"Our problem," the President told OPM's Knudsen-Hillman last week, "is to see to it that there is no idle critical machine in the United States. The goal should be to work these machines 24 hours a day and seven days a week."

Spurring Mr. Roosevelt's attack on industry's weekend and night-shift blackout were many a fact & figure on equipment which could produce far more. Examples from machine-tool plant reports which are in the hands of Washington defensemen:

> Only 20 of the 67 included in the report were operating three shifts; 43 were on two shifts; four were still on a...

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