Labor: The Man Who Made The Most of Automation

Says Alfred Renton Bridges (every one calls him Harry), for 30 years the controversial boss of West Coast dock workers, in his Australian cockney accent: "If someone wants to get me out of this job, the best way would be to call me a 'labor statesman.' " Yet that, in effect, is what a lot of people who do not want him out of his job are calling him nowadays. Examples:

> Says Eisenhower's Secretary of Labor James Mitchell, who now lives in San Francisco: "Next only to John L. Lewis, Bridges has done...

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