WAR FRONT: The Biggest Job Begins

Your Government has decided on two broad policies. The first is...a seven-day week for every war industry. The second...rush additions to capacity by building more new plants, adding to old plants and using the many smaller plants....

Thus last week did President Roosevelt thumbnail the biggest industrial job ever tackled by the U.S. The "defense program" was over, to be replaced by full war production. It meant that the U.S. economy was to be turned on its ear. That vast, delicate, intermeshed mechanism has been producing about 15% war goods, 85% peacetime goods....

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