LABOR: Ununanimous Stand

At a breakfast for 500 leading Los Angeles Republicans last week, President Eisenhower remarked: "I am going to appear before another audience who are not going to be nearly so friendly." Then he drove out Wilshire Boulevard to address the American Federation of Labor convention, which had just taken a roundhouse swing at his Administration.

First, the 750 A.F.L. delegates had brushed off Ike's Labor Secretary, James Mitchell, an invited guest. Mitchell was kept waiting nearly an hour, and his speech, when it came, could hardly be heard amidst the noisy shuffling and talk (but not applause). Jim Mitchell, who...

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