STATE OF BUSINESS: Stalemate in Steel

In his self-appointed task as an impartial factfinder in the steel strike. Labor Secretary James P. Mitchell labored for a painstaking month" under a mountain of steel statistics. Last week, reversing his original plan to keep the statistics only for Administration use, Jim Mitchell decided to share them with the country. Many an anxious reporter and confused citizen hoped to find in the Mitchell report a solution to the five-week-old steel strike. But the report produced more of a sputter than a bang. It bent so far backward to be impartial that...

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