The Press: Squeezed

The weekly Christian Century was going to press. The type was all set for its 32-page issue when a strike stopped work in the Chicago print shop where the magazine is published. Last week, Christian Century was out as a four-page Mimeographed newsletter.

Many another publication was caught in the spreading closed-shop dispute between the A.F.L. International Typographical Union and the employers. The Nation, worried by the threat of a strike in New York print shops, hurried to press eight pages short. Publishers' Auxiliary, printed in Chicago, appeared as a single sheet. In Philadelphia, other magazines felt the squeeze of job shop...

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