U.S. at War: Unexpected Dilemma

Hardworking, forthright Joseph Bartlett Eastman, Office of Defense Transportation boss, was entitled to spout an unadorned "Damn!" if he wanted to. He probably did. For last week he had an unexpected problem on his able hands: truck and bus-line operators were objecting to the nationwide patriotic 35-mile-an-hour rubber-saving speed limit.

No lack of patriotism made the American Trucking Assn. and the National Assn. of Motor Bus Operators ask Joseph Eastman for help. They had all sorts of reasons:

The nation's important* trucks and busses cannot economically stick to 35 miles an hour...

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