The Week

May 1943
New Republic;5/31/43, Vol. 108 Issue 22, p715
The article discusses events related to U.S. politics. Labor leader John L. Lewis has applied for membership in the American Federation of Labor (AFL) on behalf of the miners' labor union United Mine Workers. Strikes have been occurring in U.S. rubber and automotive plants. Journalist Hanson Baldwin has suggested that U.S. Marines in the Pacific have more motivation to fight Japanese troops than U.S. soldiers in North Africa had fighting German troops.


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