LABOR: The Weak Must Fall

Ruddy and chipper, Bill Green arrived at Chicago's Drake Hotel one day last week for a meeting of the A.F.L.'s 15-man executive council. He was almost cocky as he talked to newsmen. He told them he would recommend that the A.F.L.'s officers get into step with the new National Labor Relations Board and sign the non-Communist affidavit, which is a prime proviso of the Taft-Hartley Act. He was sure that the other 14 members on the council felt the same way.

Bill Green had talked it over with most of the others. Uncle Dan Tobin, head of the Teamsters, was...

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