The Nation: The Plumber Who Delivers

Yes, I am a plumber. I don't know how humble I am, but I always try to stress the importance of the plumbing business. You can put millions of people in a great city and get along without lawyers, but you couldn't put them in there without plumbers. So I must warn you never to underestimate the importance of a plumber. In fact, I know anyone who has ever got a bill from a plumber doesn't underestimate them.

WHEN he addressed the A.F.L.-C.I.O. convention in Miami last June, George...

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