GOVERNMENT: Wilson's No. 2 Man

Mobilization Boss Charlie Wilson got a No. 2 man last week. He is: 42-year-old Manly Fleischmann, who has been administrator of the National Production Authority and who now becomes boss of the Defense Production Administration as well. In his new two-headed role, Fleischmann will have the job of translating Wilson's policies into weapons by getting arms makers the materials they need, by regulating overall production and by controlling defense loans and plant expansion.

The new setup is a bureaucratic compromise. As a policymaking agency, DPA stands directly below Wilson's Office of Defense Mobilization and a notch above NPA, which is...

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