Shirts That Shrink

Straight, Michael
June 1941
New Republic;6/2/41, Vol. 104 Issue 22, p757
Focuses on steps taken by the U.S. government to maintain a balance between price and quality of products. Need for the control of defense expenditures; Measures taken by Leon Henderson, administrator of the U.S. Office of Price Administration and Civilian Supply (OPACS), to control the prices of many basic defense materials; Concerns of the consumer division of the OPACS about the price rise; Deterioration in quality of products by manufactures to control price rise; Effect of the deterioration in quality on the U.S. defense industries; Steps taken by Henderson to improve the quality of products; Enforcement of quality and price standards on all consumer goods.


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