MANPOWER: Park Bench Plan

Elder Statesman Bernard Baruch, after much pondering and consultation in his office (see cut), five weeks ago submitted a report to Home Front Czar James F. Byrnes on the much muddled problem of U.S. manpower. Czar Jimmy hugged the report to his well-tailored weskit, declined to reveal its contents. Last week, chivied by suspicious Senator Arthur H. Vandenberg, Czar Jimmy reluctantly released the report. The reason for his reluctance became plain. Though many of the details had leaked out, the sharp, critical tone had not come through.

Said plain-talking Mr. Baruch: "Proper handling of...

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