The Fight for Production

January 1942
New Republic;1/19/42, Vol. 106 Issue 3, p84
Focuses on the necessity for conversion of the automobile industry in the United States to war production during the Second World War. Impact caused by Pearl Harbor attack on the industrial production of the U.S.; Plans proposed for the betterment of the automobile industry; Suggestions of Walter Reuther, an official of the United Automobile Workers, for the conversion of the automobile industry plants to airplane, tank and gun production by putting its toolmakers to work; Opinion of the Communists regarding the proposed plans and their reasons for rejecting the plan; Controversy over the plan proposed by Reuther; Problem due to the shortage of East Indian rubber supply.


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