ARMAMENT: Defense In Space

In Washington's fusty old State Department building, representatives of industry, labor and local governments met last week to hear how industry should protect itself against the atom bomb. What they heard was hardly worth the trip.

Originally, the Government had talked of a grandiose plan to move armament plants into the interior. New plants would also be located in sparsely settled areas. But that plan has been dropped. Charlie Wilson told why. For one thing, said he, labor and materials shortages made it impossible to build all the new houses, churches, schools, utilities, etc., that would be needed. Furthermore, defense...

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