VETERANS: 52-20 or Work

Reporting on his first year as head of the Veterans Administration, patient General Omar Bradley had sharp words for the ex-doughboys who would rather stay in the "52-20 clubs" (drawing $20 a week up to 52 weeks) than take low-paid jobs.

No less than 6,000,000 have drawn an average of more than two months' benefits, said Bradley. Today, about 1,700,000 are drawing down $135 million a month. The number on the rolls is growing and so is the length of time they stay on the rolls. Those among them who are not really seeking work, declared Omar Bradley, are jeopardizing the...

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