The Nation: Support from the Rank and File

PRESIDENT NIXON'S wage-price freeze has broad backing among consumers, including members of labor unions. This is the finding of a consumer confidence poll taken for TIME by Albert E. Sindlinger last week in the wake of labor leaders' opposition to the President's action. Of a total of 1,114 people polled, 73% thought that the freeze was a good idea, while 16% thought it was not. Union members, in fact, were slightly more favorable than others. While 72% of nonunion households supported the action, 74% of the union members polled backed the President.


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