U.S. At War: First 60 Days

The man who is boss of history's biggest production line finished his first 60 days on the job this week. In his office in the Social Security Building, Donald Marr Nelson, Boss of the War Production Board, lifted his bland face from his desk, glanced at the hordes of advisers, callers, clerks streaming in & out, remarked: "This is a hell of a congregation I'm pastor of."

Some things in Mr. Nelson's pastorate were still in a mess indeed. Robert R. Guthrie, chief of the textile, clothing & equipage division, resigned in a...

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