National Affairs: Time to Crack Down

Vexed by strikes which continued to impede the defense program, Mr. Roosevelt had about decided to crack down. While the country waited to hear how the President would translate his vexation into action:

> The U.S. Army gave Air Associates Inc., of Bendix, N.J., a last chance to accept Defense Mediation Board proposals for settling a long wrangle with C.I.O. > A.F. of L. building trades leaders in Pittsburgh appealed to all A.F. of L. unions in the district for help in a general strike, to show Duquesne Light Co. it had to stay out of the building field, which "we...

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