POST-WAR: Away from Washington

During the dismal '30s most of the high-powered thinking about the U.S. economy as a whole went on in Washington, D.C. Last week there occurred one more sign—Henry Kaiser's speech to N.A.M. was an earlier one (TIME, Dec. 14) —that U.S. business is now resolving to do some national thinking on its own account. Formally announced was the "Committee for Economic Development," which believes that the U.S. must have as its goal the maintenance of post-war employment at some 55 millions, the maintenance of the national output of goods and services at...

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