Labor in Politics

Archive Report


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Richard M. Boeckel, Editor

Emergence of Labor as Active Political Force

John L. Lewis' recent prediction of “ignominious defeat” for Roosevelt if the President should run for a third term, his public criticism of Vice-President Garner and Paul V. McNutt, his ostentatious friendliness with Senator Wheeler (D., Mont.), and his repeated charges that the New Deal has broken faith with labor have generally been interpreted as showing the determination of the Congress of Industrial Organizations to exert all possible influence on the selection of the Democratic presidential candidate for 1940. ...

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