Labor: Most of the Way with L.B.J.

Surrounded by tropical plants, tempted by lavish, leggy entertainment and cosseted in garish luxury to the background swish of the Florida surf, the potentates of American labor forgathered in Miami Beach last week to chart a future in which, as one delegate put it, "every butcher one day can come down here and play." The 1,200 delegates from 126 unions were joined by so weighty an array of Administration brass that Labor Secretary Willard Wirtz dubbed the meeting "the first joint convention of the A.F.L.-C.I.O. and the Cabinet."

In return, President George Meany made no fewer than three first-day orations...

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