National Affairs: Happy Refrain

According to contemporary folklore, the war in U. S. Labor is chiefly a war between William Green and John L. Lewis. Last week the heroes of this illusion continued to nurture it. The waning 58th annual convention of the American Federation of Labor in Houston provided an excellent stage for Mr. Green and colleagues, who made believe that "Dictator" Lewis had only to step out of C.I.O. in order to bring about peace. In Washington, Mr. Lewis gravely responded in kind: "I am willing to resign tomorrow or any day thereafter as chairman of the C.I.O. if Mr. Green will...

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