Control of Manpower

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Control of Manpower

Appearing before the House Agriculture Committee, September 28, to testify on farm labor shortages, Paul V. McNutt, chairman of the War Manpower Commission, indicated that the administration would make recommendations “in the very near future” for a “National Service Act,” empowering the government to allocate labor to war jobs in industry and agriculture.1 McNutt had declared at a hearing of the Tolan committee of the House, 2 a fortnight earlier, that imposition of ...

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