THE NATION: The Price of Eggs

The week's biggest headlines were on control of the atom (see INTERNATIONAL). But the week's biggest news was in the nation's groceries. It concerned the price of eggs.

The U.S. was in for a major change in its economic life. After four years of regimentation, the war-erupted mountain of Government restrictions was about to disappear.

The final, half-hearted skirmishes over price control in Congress mattered little. For OPA was already beaten. Probably no bill could pass Congress which would in any way satisfy Economic Stabilizer Chester Bowles. The prospect was that in six months the stabilization program would consist of...

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