TITLE

America Enters a Shortage Economy

AUTHOR(S)
Strout, Richard Lee
PUB. DATE
June 1942
SOURCE
New Republic;6/15/42, Vol. 106 Issue 24, p818
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the shortage of material for the war production program in the United States. Completion of phase of accumulation of plants and facilities for the war production program; Expectation regarding full scale production of products from the war production factories; Need for the U.S. public to realize importance of shortage of material for the factories; Order of Donald M. Nelson, director of the War Production Board, to review whole war-plant expansion program; Commodities included in the shortage list; Emphasis placed on heavy goods as an important supplementary factor; Need to have special attention towards shortage of copper, rubber and brass; Consequences of the copper and rubber deficiency for the war production program; Salvage campaign as one necessary accompaniment to the new chapter on war production.
ACCESSION #
14691831

 

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