National Stabilization: Hearings Before the Committee on Banking and Currency, United States Senate, Eightieth Congress, Second Session, on S. 1873 [and Others] ...
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1948
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Página 1004 - Commission does urge the Congress of the United States and the President of the United States...
Página 735 - THEREFORE, by virtue of the authority vested in me by the Constitution, and as President of the United States and Commander-in-Chief of the armed forces of the United States, it is ordered as follows: SECTION 1. Except as the Congress may otherwise provide by law with respect to the government of the Ryukyu Islands...
Página 735 - The Board shall be entitled to receive from any agency of the Government of the United States and any department of the Government of the United Kingdom any information available to such agency or department relating to any matter with regard to which the Board is competent to make recommendations to those Governments, and in principle, the entire food resources of Great Britain and the United States will be deemed to be in a common pool about which the fullest information will be interchanged".
Página 735 - In order to coordinate further the prosecution of the war effort by obtaining a planned and expeditious utilization of the food resources of the United Nations, there is hereby established a Combined Food Board.
Página 661 - Government and the public are 'over a barrel' when it comes to dealing with business in times of war or other crisis. Business refuses to work, except on terms which it dictates. It controls the natural resources, the liquid assets, the strategic position in the country's economic structure, and its technical equipment and knowledge of processes. The experience of the World War, now apparently being repeated, indicates that business will use this control only if it is 'paid properly.
Página 734 - (a) Combine the production programs of the United States and the United Kingdom into a single integrated program, adjusted to the strategic requirements of the war, as indicated to the Board by the Combined Chiefs of Staff, and to all relevant production factors.
Página 729 - We, in the used-car industry, are more acutely aware of this fact today than most other industries, since it has been only in the last few years that we have matured into a full-grown industry which has taken its place in our Nation's economy.
Página 740 - ... might see. Senator, of the Times today of those 2,500. The CHAIRMAN. Is that a duplicate of this ? Mr. BENJAMIN. It is, but it is not so complete. All of the copies are not there. If you would accept that from me. The CHAIRMAN. Thank you, sir. I am grateful to you for coming before us. Mr. BENJAMIN. If there is any question you would like to ask me ? I would like to say this: Talking about caustic soda, there is my license rejected on caustic soda.
Página 694 - Chairman, my name is James W. Haley. I appear here as the representative and regular attorney of the National Coal Association. The National Coal Association is the trade association of bituminous coal producers, with membership comprising about 80 percent of the commercial production of bituminous coal in the United States and with members in each of the major coal-producing States in the Nation. •The bituminous coal-mining industry is opposed to amendment of the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1988...