New Voices for a New Era

A fresh battalion carries the banner of corporate America in Washington

When Big Business wanted to nake noise in Washington in recent years, it called on an elite corps of corporate chieftains. Not content to leave the lobbying to hired hands, members of the Business Roundtable, composed of chief executive officers from some 200 major corporations, personally trod White House and congressional corridors to press for business tax breaks or to protest nitpicking Government regulations. Du Pont Chairman Irving Shapiro, General Motors Chairman Thomas Murphy, Chase Manhattan Chairman David Rockefeller and General Electric...

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