While Coventry Smolders

December 1940
New Republic;12/23/40, Vol. 103 Issue 26, p868
Focuses on the trip of William S. Knudsen, National Defence Advisory Commission production chief to Detroit. Creation of the technical agency to study airplane blueprints, to determine what parts of airplanes and subassemblies the automobile industry could manufacture; Plans to establish an airplane plants in Omaha and Kansas City; Reference to the speech of Marriner S. Eccles, chairman of the Federal Reserve Board of Governors, before the National Industrial Conference Board in New York, on bringing about the fullest use of production facilities; Expansion of aluminum production on the West Coast to supply the airplane industry there.


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