Report from the Coal Mines

November 1946
New Republic;11/4/46, Vol. 115 Issue 18, p573
Reports on the feelings of coal miners toward the necessity of striking against the U.S. government and discusses the role of John L. Lewis, President of the organization United Mine Workers of America, in influencing the decision of the miners. Emphasis laid by the miners on the contract between them and the government; Chief complaints of the miners against the government and coal administration; Possible effect that Lewis' alleged involvement in some political controversies will have on the miners; Opinion of Republicans about how elections would be affected if there is a coal strike.


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