LABOR: Go to Hell

To Philadelphia trooped 2,500 convention delegates of the Steelworkers Union, huffing, puffing and spoiling for an old-style knockdown, dragout strike against the steel companies. From Boss Phil Murray down, the unionists appeared fed up with seizure. They had not objected to it at first, when it seemed the quickest way to a big wage raise and the union shop. But expectation had turned to frustration as their collective bargaining demands bogged down in the court test of seizure's constitutionality.

Murray hit the convention's mood with his opening speech. "When all of the...

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