LABOR: A Man Who Understands

At K-25, the $650 million plant in Oak Ridge, Tenn., production of Uranium 235 for atomic and hydrogen bombs has never stopped for a second since the process first began ten years ago. In the 44-acre building, which uses as much power as New York City, thousands of motors pump fiercely corrosive gases through endless microscopic filters in a steady surging flow. No one knows what would happen if the process stopped. Last fortnight, the Atomic Energy Commission feared that a strike of 3,500 employees might cause a ruinous stoppage. But the...

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