LABOR: Tension & Action

As the second week of the General Motors strike wore away, feelings grew more bitter. The C.I.O.'s United Automobile Workers set up an outdoor soup kitchen in Detroit to keep its pickets warm. In Saginaw, someone threw bricks through the windows of a company officer's house; the union called it an attempt to smear the union.

Back in Detroit, on the 15th floor of the General Motors Building, G.M.'s grey, aloof President Charles E. Wilson held a 90-minute press conference in which he took some of the play—and the headlines —away from U.A.W....

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