LABOR: Hip & Thigh

John L. Lewis' defiance of the President jarred the whole U.S. From left & right, commentators smote him hip & thigh. Cried the pinko New Republic: "The magnificent megalomania of John L. Lewis has reached its apogee." The cartoonists of the nation with almost unexampled unanimity took their pens and demolished him (see cuts).

In the House, Texas' Sam M. Russell, lank and rawboned, making his first full-dress speech, rose to accuse Lewis of treason, added: "Surely common sense dictates that we can't allow dictator-minded individuals ... to stifle the very...

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