LABOR: Terrible Week

Organized labor, though it had never been more powerful in its life, last week faced one of the most critical periods in its history. Labor was going to have to clean its big, sprawling, untidy house of Communists, or else—an impatient Government would do it.

Labor's good friend Franklin Roosevelt had already used armed troops against labor (TIME. June 16). For future action, if necessary, he indicated that he wanted a Congress-made club, and Congress was more than ready to oblige him. The Senate passed the Connally amendment to the draft act, which...

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