TITLE

Will Wages Be Thawed ?

PUB. DATE
September 1944
SOURCE
New Republic;9/25/44, Vol. 111 Issue 13, p359
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the effort of labor to gain wage increases commensurate with the rise in the cost of living. Protest against a regulation which labor believe has made them victims of economic injustice as compared with the treatment of business and farmers in the war economy; in Power and prestige of organized labor appear to be at Irritation of labor with the administration, the Republican Party has declared in favor of revision of the Little Steel formula; Campaign of Governor Thomas E. Dewey against President Franklin D. Roosevelt that the President betrayed consumers and having invited inflation in order to appease the labor vote; Increase in the cost of living by 25.1 percent from the last year; Discussion of wage rates of steel workers in the country; Object of wage stabilization is to prevent further increase in prices.
ACCESSION #
14665363

 

Related Articles

  • We Set Out With Faith. GOULD, J. J. // New Republic;Jul/Aug2018, Vol. 249 Issue 7/8, p2 

    No abstract available.

  • All's fair. Zirato, Bruno // American Heritage;Sep91, Vol. 42 Issue 5, p38 

    Describes an incident which took place during the presidential race in October, 1944. Franklin D. Roosevelt vs. Thomas E. Dewey; A speech on the radio by New York City Mayor Fiorello H. LaGuardia in favor of Roosevelt.

  • HOW TO VOTE.  // America;10/28/1944, Vol. 72 Issue 4, p70 

    The article discusses how to properly exercise one's right to vote among Americans. It mentions the importance of being a conscientious voter, one that is informed and does not vote based on prejudice or on blind adherence to any party. It affirms that the American residents will be able to...

  • Pro-Dewey Newspapers Lead in "Fairness" Test.  // Saturday Evening Post;11/4/1944, Vol. 217 Issue 19, p112 

    Comments on the implications of the results of a survey on Republican and Democratic press in the U.S. conducted by the Bureau of Applied Social Research at Columbia University in New York City in 1944. Proportion of campaign stories on the front pages of newspapers for President Franklin D....

  • QUESTION -ANSWERS.  // America;11/4/1944, Vol. 72 Issue 5, p91 

    The article offers views from 1944 U.S. presidential candidates Thomas E. Dewey and Franklin Delano Roosevelt on whether a world security council representative should to be able to commit to action an agreed-on quota of the military forces without the necessity of recourse to the Congress.

  • Price Control and the Cost of Living. Roosevelt, Franklin D. // Vital Speeches of the Day;8/15/41, Vol. 7 Issue 21, p642 

    Presents the text of a speech given by U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt to Congress on July 30, 1941, which deals with price control and the cost of living.

  • National Industrial Recovery Act: America's flirtation with socialism. Weigand, Robert E. // Marketing News;5/10/1985, Vol. 19 Issue 10, p8 

    The article reflects on the National Industrial Recovery Act (NIRA). NIRA was an attempt by former U.S. president Franklin D. Roosevelt to cope with the Great Depression that prescribed a package solution to help industry, labor and consumers. However, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled NIRA...

  • What Happened to FDR, Jr.'s Bid for Governor.  // New Republic;9/20/54, Vol. 131 Issue 12, p7 

    This article discusses the Representative Franklin D. Roosevelt's bid for Governor. The startling volte face began with the public declaration of Governor Thomas E. Dewey, the day after Labor Day, that he would not seek a fourth term. Some two months of public speculation about whether Dewey...

  • UNDERCOVER. Kross, Peter // World War II;Apr2006, Vol. 21 Issue 1, p70 

    This article recalls a little known event took place in September 1944 that almost changed the course of the U.S. presidential election between Franklin D. Roosevelt and his Republican challenger, Thomas Dewey. The incident involved the covert war against Japan and the most deeply held secrets...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics