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...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!