MANAGEMENT: A Prayer for Henry

Until pachydermatous (275 lb.) Frederick Riebel Jr. was ousted from his $30,000-a-year job as president of Brewster Aeronautical Corp. three weeks ago, he kept his mouth tightly closed. But last week, before the House Naval Affairs Committee, which is probing Brewster's snail-paced production, Mr. Riebel rattled all the Brewster skeletons in public.

Sometimes weeping softly, sometimes roaring with rage, frog-voiced Mr. Riebel blamed all the troubles at Brewster on the "hellish" contract it had with C.I.O.'s United Automobile Workers. He lashed out at the union's tough, headstrong boss, Tom De Lorenzo, impaled lesser officials as "punks and heels," denounced the local...

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