LABOR: 23 Men v. Henry Ford

Henry Ford is a U. S. symbol of many meanings: mass production, low cost, high wages for workmen, the open shop. In the eyes of the New Deal the last makes him a maverick. Like an unbroken bronco who has roamed the plains in absolute freedom, Henry Ford had gone his way; many times the New Dealers had almost lassoed him, but never quite. This week the old mustang appeared to be roped at last.

The Supreme Court refused to review Ford's appeal from a Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals decision. The decision had ordered the Ford Motor Co. to reinstate...

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