LABOR: Peace in Harlan County?

One of the toughest anti-labor spots in the whole U.S. last week signed a union-shop agreement. So ended a war which had lasted for almost a quarter of a century between United Mine Workers and the coal operators of Harlan County, Ky.

The man who had the right to rejoice loudest was William G. Turnblazer, chunky, round-faced president of District 19, who had led the union's fight for 22 years.

When Turnblazer first moved into the town of Jellico, Tenn., on the Kentucky border (where Songstress Grace Moore once sang in a church choir), miners were fighting for subsistence wages. Operators,...

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