DEMOCRATS: The Skeleton's Rattle

Winding up a United Automobile Workers educational conference in Washington last week, U.A.W. President Walter Reuther deliberately hauled out the biggest skeleton in the Democratic closet and gave it a vigorous oratorical rattling. Said Reuther: "We have made it clear from the very inception of our union that we are not the tail to any political party's kite ... I say to you in all good conscience and I think the labor movement collectively ought to say this: that I believe we ought to say to the leadership of the Democratic Party, who I believe overwhelmingly believe in the...

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