Labor was bound to win. As long as the union bosses continued to boycott the Wage Stabilization Board, the Administration's whole anti-inflation program was hamstrung. The only question was how much the Administration would have to pay for labor's cooperation.

All last week the President's chief counsel, Charles Murphy, tramped patiently from meetings with the United Labor Policy Committee (the bosses of C.I.O., A.F.L., the railway and machinist unions) to the offices of Mobilizer Charles Wilson and Stabilizer Eric Johnston, to the White House, to Blair House and back again. Labor still demanded representation on the Administration's top policymaking level....

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