Letters, Aug. 28, 1939



In TIME, Aug. 7 Paul V. McNutt, replying to Norman Thomas' charges against him, rather seems to gloat over the fact that organized labor raised no protest against his confirmation by the Senate to the post of Security Administrator.

He does not state, as he should if he wanted to be fair, that his confirmation was rushed through within a few hours of the announcement of his appointment. Organized labor had no opportunity to protest.

McNutt's anti-labor record stands out like a sore thumb and his attempt to make it seem to appear...

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