Time Clock, Oct. 17, 1960

BUY-AMERICAN order from Pentagon to U.S. military commanders abroad will bring drastic change in purchasing policy. U.S. has been buying supplies for military and foreign aid abroad to help countries with unfavorable balance of trade. With U.S. running big balance-of-payment deficit, Pentagon will "favor" U.S. suppliers if costs are equal, although actual purchases are estimated at only $30 million. Other Government departments are studying similar moves.

BLOCKING RAIL MERGERS until job security is guaranteed is a new policy of railroad brotherhoods. Brotherhood of Maintenance of Way Employees filed suit in effort to stop...

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