TITLE

Bottlenecks in Defense

AUTHOR(S)
Robeatson, Nathan W.
PUB. DATE
December 1940
SOURCE
New Republic;12/9/40, Vol. 103 Issue 24, p780
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the plant expansion program of the U.S. Government to meet the need for the national defense, and its impact on the economy. Lack of expansion of the basic industries like steel, machine tools, copper and zinc, which supply not only the defense industries but most of the other manufacturing activities; Reluctance of the heavy industries for the expansion because of their apprehension about profits after the emergency is over; Information that the railroads have done little to prepare for an emergency.
ACCESSION #
14751723

 

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