The Congress: Dream Bill

All week in the White House Cabinet room, Harry Truman's top labor advisers worked on the Administration's labor bill. Five Cabinet members at one time or other sat in on the sessions. When they were done, A.F.L. and C.I.O. leaders were called in to have a look at it. After all, Harry Truman had made a campaign promise to labor—to kill the Taft-Hartley law, which the unions had branded the "slave labor law." The union men looked over Truman's new bill, and didn't like the provision for federal injunctions, in strikes affecting the...

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