RAILROADS: Meany for Nationalization

George Meany, the labor gerontocrat, maintains a continuing devotion to the free-enterprise system. Even so, next month he plans to lift his gruff and powerful voice to insist that Congress nationalize the country's troubled railroads. "Looking around the world at railroads that are under government control and seeing the type of service they give, I say it's not too bad," argues Meany. "We are not doing very well under private management right now in this country."

At the quarterly meeting of the A.F.I..-C.I.O. executive council on Feb. 15. Meany will ask his union federation to endorse nationalization. The council is...

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