Mr. Lewis Pro and Con

May 1943
New Republic;5/24/43, Vol. 108 Issue 21, p688
Presents information on the situation of coal miners and the mining industry. Importance of the continuous production of coal during war; Impact of the probable coal miners strike on war; Probability of United Nations losing the war on account of the strike; Role of the War Labor Board in keeping the productive machinery of the country going in wartime; Views of John L. Lewis, head of the United Mine Workers, on the Little Steel formula; Criticism of Lewis' autocratic and dictatorial leadership style; Support of the Executive Council of Congress of Industrial Organizations to the miners.


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