Labor: End of the Affair?

The A.F.L.-C.I.O. and the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People have long held hands in an uneasy romance. But though they have many overlapping interests, some of their aims are different. And now their affair looks as though it might go pfffft.

The man threatening to bust up the alliance is Herbert Hill, 37, the N.A.A.C.P.'s labor secretary since 1951. Hill has taken to tangling with such labor leaders as A.F.L.-C.I.O. President George Meany, United Auto Workers Chief Walter Reuther and the Garment Workers' David Dubinsky. He charges that A.F.L.-C.I.O....

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