Hardly had North American Aviation, Inc. rolled out the first production model of its new F-100 supersonic Super Sabre fighter last week when all production stopped; Out from the factories at Los Angeles, Fresno, Calif, and Columbus, Ohio marched 27,000 members of the C.I.O. United Auto Workers in the first strike against the company in twelve years.

The strikers wanted an hourly wage boost of 26¢ (to $2.10 an hour) in line with wages in the auto industry, plus such fringe benefits as higher pensions (to $66 a month), more severance pay and the right to smoke on the job....

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