MANAGEMENT: Down the Middle

Nobody would have been surprised if the National Association of Manufacturers had broken out in a rash of antiunionism. With the headlines still smoking with the coal crisis, the 4,000 NAMsters who met last week in Manhattan's plush Waldorf-Astoria Hotel had a good right to be sorely provoked by organized labor.

Hardly less provoked were N.A.M.'s notable guests. Commerce Secretary W. Averell Harriman, famed New Dealer, opened the convention by crying out that labor power "has grown to the point where we find one man defying the Government and recklessly tearing down...

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