Business & Finance: Perfect Example?

If he had been Standard Oil Co. of New Jersey (see above), he would have retired into hurt silence. If he had been almost any big U.S. manufacturer under fire, he would have been a bit shy. But he was William Dzus, a Ukrainian toolmaker who was accused of holding up the war effort of the country of his adoption.

The accusation was made last fortnight by Thurman Arnold, to the Senate Patents Committee. Mr. Dzus, said Mr. Arnold, had invented a unique self-locking screw that fastens the cowling on a plane's nose to the...

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