National Affairs: To Replace Taft-Hartley

Up until Labor Day it was not so much what Adlai Stevenson said as the way he said it. At Detroit this week the Democratic candidate formally opened his campaign with a speech that contained more meat than sauce. He stepped briskly into the hot fight over the Taft-Hartley law, demanded its repeal and called for a new law based on "five general principles."

One: "The law must accept labor unions ... as the responsible representatives of their members' interests." He noted with approval that Congress last year repealed the provision for Government-run votes among employees before a union shop could be...

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