LABOR: Reason for Delay

One day last week an unheralded delegation of visitors slipped in the back door of the White House to talk to Dwight Eisenhower. In the group were New Jersey's H. Alexander Smith, chairman of the Senate Labor Committee, Pennsylvania's Samuel K. McConnell Jr., chairman of the House Labor Committee, Ohio's ailing Robert A. Taft and Secretary of Labor Martin Durkin. On their minds: amendments to the Taft-Hartley law.

The White House conference was the quiet beginning of a new phase in the effort to get some action on the labor law. President Eisenhower told his visitors...

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