THE NATION: Indignity & Peril

The air was crisp with excitement and expectancy in the crowded Washington hearing room this week when the fact-finding panel appointed by President Eisenhower started its last-chance hearings in an effort to help get the steel strike settled. When the session ended 4½ hours later, Chairman George William Taylor was still showing the unflagging amiability and hopefulness of the professional mediator, but the excitement and expectancy in the audience had soured into disgust at both sides. The fact finders had clearly silhouetted one big fact that the U.S. was discovering on its...

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