LABOR: Out with Crooks & Gangsters

In the Roulette Room of Miami Beach's Monte Carlo Hotel one morning last week, the leaders of big labor closed in on the chief of their biggest affiliate, hefty, bullet-headed Dave Beck, president of the 1,400,000 Teamsters. With the Auto Workers' Walter Reuther looking over his shoulder, A.F.L.-C.I.O. President George Meany laid it on the line: "Look, Dave, you brought this on yourselves. We wouldn't have had to take this up now if you guys hadn't refused to testify."

What the Teamsters had brought on themselves and on unified labor in general was an all-out drive by the A.F.L.-C.I.O. executive...

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