Journey in America: IV

Mezerik, A. G.
December 1944
New Republic;12/11/44, Vol. 111 Issue 24, p793
Examines the impact of world peace on the economic conditions of several states in the U.S. Apprehension that in Oklahoma, the peace will bring unemployment and loss of membership of the Congress of Industrial Organizations, which had 12,000 members during the period of the war; Efforts of Kansas City, Missouri to keep the textile industry, automobile assembly plants in operation when the peace comes; Optimism shown by politicians of Denver, Colorado over the less impact of the peace effort on the economy.


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