LABOR: The Man in the Iron Collar

Beetling his forested brows, John L. Lewis strode majestically into the Senate Labor Committee's hearing room last week to testify on the proposed amendments to the Taft-Hartley law. His opinions on Taft-Hartley were as well known as his mighty scowl, but an overflow crowd was on hand just to hear him say it again. The old (73) king of the United Mine Workers and master of the scrambled metaphor disappointed no one.

"The Taft-Hartley Act," he intoned, "should in its entirety be repealed, cast aside and held for naught . . . Even if clothed in amendments as varied as...

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