BOLIVIA: Man Against Tin

In his cluttered office on the ground floor of the Pan American Union's exotic building in Washington, shock-haired Ernesto Galarza gazed thoughtfully through a dirt-dimmed window at the sunken gardens below. What he would do next, now that he had quit his job as Chief of the Union's Division of Labor & Social Information, he did not know. Nor did he care. He had made his point.

Simón Patiño's tin miners in Bolivia, whose cause Galarza had championed (TIME, Dec. 28), were back at work,* producing needed metal for the Allied war machine. Their demands for improvement of their...

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