Labor: More-Mow!

For organized labor's aging leaders, there is no tonic like triumph—even if it comes at the cost of the national interest. Thus, at a Chicago meeting of the A.F.L.-C.I.O. executive committee, President George Meany, 72, flourished the inflationary airlines strike settlement as though it were a trophy. That settlement, crowed Meany, splintered for all time the Johnson Administration's 3.2%-a-year wage-price-rise guideposts. Henceforth, he said, the unions will ask "what they are entitled to. And if it's over 3.2% , so be it."

Marching Fever. Between now and the end of 1967, such sentiments...

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