Jobs, Not Money

With a gleam in his eye, Shipbuilder Henry J. Kaiser sat down before the Senate's Small Business Committee. Said he, with no preliminary hems & haws: Congress had not yet set a decisive policy governing the disposal of over $15 billion in Government-owned war plants; it is high time Congress did. Forthwith, Mr. Kaiser laid down what he thought that policy should be. The key point: the Government should sell the plants with the primary aim of creating jobs rather than wringing out the last possible dollar for itself.

In short, said Mr. Kaiser, prospective buyers should be required...

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