National Affairs: Act of Labor

Should some Capitol cataclysm remove 14 such potent House committee chairmen as Ways & Means' Bob Doughton of North Carolina, Judiciary's Hatton Sumners of Texas, as many junior Congressmen would be upped by seniority. Southern leadership would be decimated, and the way of future measures like the recently enacted Wages-&-Hours Bill (see p. 9) would be greatly eased. Lacking the necessary cosmic powers, C. I. O. politicos last week proposed to accomplish the foregoing and more by an Act of Labor.

John L. Lewis' political implement, Labor's Non-Partisan League, published for the benefit...

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