Manpower Muddle

Fuller, Helen
October 1942
New Republic;10/26/42, Vol. 107 Issue 17, p538
Focuses on the manpower situation in the U.S. during World War II. Discussion about the need for a National Service Act; Empowerment to decide between military and industrial manpower needs; View that reorganization of the manpower program will mean giving a civilian director complete authority to distribute manpower among industry; Comment that the army and Selective Service are guilty of another sin against the manpower program; Expansion of the armed forces with the latest army plan; Fact that there is no final authority to decide between military and industrial manpower requirements; Idea that reorganization of country's present manpower machinery must be preceded by careful scrutiny of the conflict of authority.


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