TITLE

Rubber

PUB. DATE
May 1943
SOURCE
New Republic;5/3/43, Vol. 108 Issue 18, p584
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the differences between several claims for the critical components needed to produce rubber in the U.S. Need for similar components to produce high-octane gasoline for airplanes and escort vessels; Differences between rubber tsar Robinson Jefferson and Undersecretary of War Robert Patterson regarding the use of these components; Position of the Army on 100-octane-gas question; Suggestion for a reconsideration of the synthetic-rubber program in light of the new military situation and the increased high-octane-gasoline requirements; Appointment of the Truman Committee to go ahead with the investigation in this matter; Necessity for both rubber and aviation gasoline in the war program.
ACCESSION #
14682125

 

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