Industry Committees

T.R. B.
December 1940
New Republic;12/30/40, Vol. 103 Issue 27, p899
Focuses on several political and economic developments related to the United States. Establishment by the Labor Division of two industry committees for shipbuilding and aviation industries by Sidney Hillman, head of War Production Board; Advantages of these committees regarding monitoring of defense production; Shortcomings of these committees as compared to committees planned by labor leader Philip Murray, the president of the Congress of Industrial Organizations; Opinion of observers about political trips of Wendell Willkie, a leader of the Republican Party, to launch fight for chairmanship of the Party; Names of politicians supporting Willkie's nomination; Effects of defeat of Republican politician Kenneth Simpson on Willkie's politics.


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