Unions: Hell Raisers' Adieux

For two old Populist potentates who had done much to lead the poor and exploited into the affluent society, it was time to step down. Grizzled, rotund David Dubinsky, for 34 turbulent years president of the International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union, and bluff, white-thatched James G. Fatten, fiery head of the National Farmers Union for the past quarter-century, both retired last week, turning over their flourishing organizations to less flamboyant men noted more for managerial than messianic talents.

Lung Alley. Dabbing tears from his eyes, Dubinsky, 74, had his resignation read before a meeting of his directors, who forthwith appointed...

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