End of Uncertainty?

Singly, then like leaves in a gusty rustle of thousands, the letters came down. Some indignant, some pleading—all asking repeal of a once-minor piece of legislation: the law covering the renegotiation of war contracts. Last week the crackling corporate stationery and the yellow telegrams—2.000 in two days—fell on the Senate Finance Committee. Said Chairman Walter F. George: "As the law now operates it is definitely slowing up production."

Slapped through last April to quench public indignation at the scandalous profits in the Jack & Heintz case (TIME, April 6) and others, the present law provides that on all war contracts...

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