LABOR: Who Gives A Damn?

The productive and gracious economy of Hawaii was paralyzed last week; its territorial government was powerless to act. Most of Hawaii's 540,000 residents were seething inside like old Kilauea, the volcano with the pit of eternal fire. It was the eighth week of a strike by 2,000 members of Harry Bridges' Redlined International Longshoremen's and Warehousemen's Union, C.I.O.

As the blockade tightened, raw sugar crammed the warehouses and overflowed into covered tennis courts, gymnasiums—anywhere it could be stored until there were ships to transport it. The pineapples were ripe and soon would...

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