STEEL: End of a Battle?

A bold and able man is William Loren Batt. In public life he is Ed Stettinius' deputy in the Industrial Materials Division of the Defense Advisory Commission; in private life he runs the U. S. end of the international SKF ball-bearing business. One night last week Mr. Batt went to

Manhattan to talk at the annual dinner of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers. There he gave a powerful sermon about the facts of contemporary life. He told off the experts of Information Please for not knowing who does what on the Defense Commission; praised the...

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