Business: The U.S. Plans for Its Future

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A WHOLE new world is being built for the U.S.—on paper—by a group of practical dreamers whose job it is to foresee the needs of the future created by the growth of the U.S. economy. These dreamers are planners of public works for city, state and federal agencies.They have already blueprinted continuous, multi-lane highways girdling the nation, overhead expressways and underground garages for cities, spanking new schools and hospitals for all the U.S. Estimated cost of all the dreams: $100 billion.

Actually, the dreams are not farfetched. Some of them are already taking reality in steel and concrete—and many will pay...

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