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March 1978
New Republic;3/18/78, Vol. 178 Issue 11, p5
The article talks about the coal crisis in the U.S. The author states that the coal crisis has provided a lesson in bad leadership. According to the author, it was a bad miscalculation for the coal companies to think they could take advantage of the weakness of the union's leaders to force some concessions. The author asserts that the Carter administration is responsible for letting the strike go on for two months before inquiring to find out what was wrong.


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