National Affairs: Reminder

What about John L. Lewis? Indiana's Senator Homer E. Capehart wanted to know. Had everybody forgotten him? It was getting close to March 31, which is the deadline on coal contracts. When would negotiations start between Lewis and the mine owners? When would the mines be returned to private ownership? The Senator wrote Lewis and Interior Secretary Krug.

Captain N. H. Collison, Coal Mines Administrator, answered for Krug (who was touring the Pacific). The owners did not want to negotiate, he said, until the Supreme Court decided the Lewis contempt case and Congress got around to some new labor laws. Lewis answered...

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