GOVERNMENT: Great Debate

At war's end, how soon can U.S. industry be freed of rigid Government controls—and how much of it can be freed? On this important subject, the U.S. last week heard two important debaters: OPA Boss Chester Bowles and Dr. Williard H. Dow, white-haired, scholarly president of Michigan's Dow Chemical Co.

Once a successful advertising man, the jut-jawed, smooth-talking head of OPA shocked many a U.S. businessman by asserting in a speech, at Yale University: "The role of government must be greatly reduced after the war. . . . But . . . there is far too easy an assumption on the...

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