U.S. At War: The Pain and the Necessity

It is only human nature that the man whose whole life has been and will be in the trade should hesitate and hang back, that in a painful necessity he should see the pain more clearly than the necessity. So said the London Economist March 28, discussing British businessmen appointed to Government posts.

The same criticism has been flung at $1-a-year men in Washington. Last week it exploded again in a report of the Senate's Truman Committee.

Early this spring a certain Robert R. Guthrie resigned from a WPB post because, he said, WPB $1-a-year men generally were putting a brake on all-out...

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