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Executive Order 9346 says that all contracts with the U.S. Government must contain a clause forbidding discrimination against workers because of race, color, creed or national origin. Last month, Comptroller General Lindsay C. Warren said the order was merely a "directive." Last week Franklin Roosevelt straightened out all misunderstandings: "I ... wish to make it perfectly clear that these provisions are mandatory."

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