National Affairs: We Do Our Own Cooking

Through years of constant practice, irascible old (70) John L. Lewis has developed a fiendish skill at lobbing verbal harpoons into the A. F. of L.'s fussy, proper old (77) President William Green. Lewis once denied that the A. F. of L. had any head at all; its neck, he said, "just haired over." Last week he let headless Bill Green have it again. The cause of his ire: Green's public promise that "Labor" would sign a no-strike pledge whenever the President asked for one.

"You know, Bill, I am ever distressed when I have to disturb the calm placidity of your...

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