MOBILIZATION: Half Speed Is Hard

Debate over the pace of U.S. arms production boiled up last week. There are three views:

1) Senator Lyndon B. Johnson, chairman of the Senate preparedness subcommittee, gave his in a scathing report that deliveries of planes, tanks and radar sets are 30% to 70% behind schedule. The reason, says Texan Johnson, is that "we didn't have the courage to put guns ahead of butter ... to put the cause of liberty ahead of the pursuit of luxury."

2) Chief Mobilizer Charles E. Wilson defends present production rates, thinks that drastic cuts into the civilian production are unnecessary, and points out...

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