Executives: Business in Politics

In every election year, businessmen in variably begin urging one another to be come more active in politics. This year is no exception. But this year there is evidence of more action to go with the talk: an increasing number of executives are mounting campaigns to "educate" employees in the vagaries of politics and to stimulate at least some to get out on the stump themselves.

At Houston's Continental Oil Co., President Leonard F. McCollum has initiated workshops to teach employees and their wives how to participate in party politics, grants time off...

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