GOVERNMENT: The Word

Ever since the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that Du Font's 40-year-old ownership of 23% of General Motors stock violated the 1914 Clayton Act (TIME, June 17), U.S. businessmen have been fretting over just how far the Justice Department will try to push the new decision. Last week they could breathe a little easier. In a carefully prepared speech Robert A. Bicks, a top member of the Justice Department's Antitrust Division, told the American Bar Association that the Government would take a long, hard look before trying to upset other longstanding affiliations. Said Bicks: "At least in terms of...

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