GOVERNMENT: How to Save 50

The Air University at Maxwell Field, Ala. wanted one of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce's 50¢ booklets: Economic Policies for National Defense. But the ritual of procurement was not so simple. The mailed request to the Chamber was on Order No. (01-600) 52-2274, based on Requisition No. LB 52-107, payable from Allotment No. 5723400 266-1443 P443-09 501-605. A four-page contract included with the order warned the Chamber about such things as discrimination in employment, patent infringements, the Eight-Hour Law of 1912. Five pages of Additional General Provisions dealt with contract termination, labor...

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