THE CONGRESS: Moving Hot Cargo

Mauled by the heaviest labor-lobby attack since the 1947 "slave labor" campaign against Taft-Hartley, the 30-man House Committee on Education and Labor last week approved a labor-reform bill that was even milder than the Kennedy-Ervin bill sent over from the Senate more than three months ago. G.O.P. Leader Charlie Halleck, coming from a White House conference, called the bill "a diluted version of a watered-down bill," thus fired the opening shot in the battle to force the Democratic majority in Congress to pass a strong bill or take the blame for none...

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