Phil Murray, Organization Man

Lahey, Edwin A.
January 1942
New Republic;1/12/42, Vol. 106 Issue 2, p42
Focuses on Philip Murray, president of the Congress of lndustrial Organizations(CIO). Views that Murray is a great conciliator, unselfish and personally, unambitious as a labor leader; Appraisal of Murray for being an organization man; Reference to the background of Murray as the son of a coal-miner; Views that Murray was an organization man when he was elected for the first time to the International Executive Board of the United Mine Workers, and when he turned down a $5000-a-year offer from the head of a coal company; Comments on the bitterness within the CIO.


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