CIVILIAN SUPPLY: False Pessimism

War Watchdog Harry S. Truman took a bite out of the U.S. Army & Navy last week. The Missouri Senator's criticism: they are unnecessarily delaying the re sumption of civilian production.

Addressing the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce, the chairman of the U.S. Senate War Investigating Committee said: "Some of those in the armed services have opposed any reference to the fact that many of our requirements either have been met or shortly will be met. They believe that the truth should be kept from the public in order to avoid overconfidence. This...

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