TITLE

Covering Up for Business

AUTHOR(S)
T. R. B.
PUB. DATE
April 1942
SOURCE
New Republic;4/6/42, Vol. 106 Issue 14, p460
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
Focuses on current issues related to American businesses having alliances with German companies and negotiations for industrial growth. Report that Jess Jones, U.S. federal loan administrator, has negotiated with American companies for a pooling of patents and knowledge necessary for large-scale production of synthetic rubber; Announcement by U.S. General Thruman Arnold for entering into a consent decree with Standard Oil Co. releasing its German patents; Report that reason for holding these patents war to avoid violation of agreement with the German company, A.G. Farbenindustrie; Investigation of Standard's claims by the Truman Committee; Statistics presented by the U.S. Naval Affairs Committee on the U.S. labor policy; Blame of the Congress that labor was responsible for disappointments in the volume of war production in the U.S.
ACCESSION #
14699718

 

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