Journey in America: V

Mezerik, A.O.
December 1944
New Republic;12/18/44, Vol. 111 Issue 25, p830
Part IV. Presents separate descriptions of economic trends in Los Angeles and San Francisco as the cities prepare for peacetime. Warm climate in southern California that favors migration into it and settlement by the elderly; Pessimism of the city fathers of Los Angeles; Lack of planning as industrial plants grow and proliferate; Influence of wealthy businessman Henry J. Kaiser's medical plan for his employees in San Francisco; Looming problem of unemployment and racial tension with the Negroes; Search for alternative uses of the shipyards in the postwar period.


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