PRODUCTION: Signals, Please

Like many another industrialist, Henry Ford II was fed up by all the exhortations from Washington to speed up rearmament, when only a trickle of war orders had been placed. To the National Farm Bureau Federation in Dallas, young Henry said that it was time for the Administration to "call the signals . . . and keep us up to date on the score and let us know what is expected of us." Was this a rap at the Administration? Snapped Ford: "It certainly is."

He added that he still did not know what was needed from the Ford company...

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