Acts of the Week

As if the No. 1 U.S. bottleneck had come uncorked with the departure of Winston Churchill for home, the President last week took the most important step in many a week by appointing a single war-production tsar, Donald M. Nelson. Letting loose a flow of energy, he also:

>Denounced the price-control bill as passed by the Senate and hinted a veto unless farm politics were dropped from it before it emerges from conference.

>Assumed control of Canal-adjacent Panamanian waters.

>Conferred with people ranging from the Uruguayan and Australian envoys to Governor Homer M. Adkins...

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