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Business & Finance: Nothing To Brag About

Some time next week the first synthetic-rubber plant in Rubber Czar William Jeffers' 1,000,000-ton program will actually start turning out butadiene—the...

Rubber: The Last Word

The fight over synthetic rubber was finished (TIME, Feb. 8). The issue—how many synthetic rubber plants Czar William Jeffers could build without using...

U.S. At War: Trouble Ahead

Over Washington, gloomy under late winter skies, spread the deeper, greyer, more paralyzing gloom made by men. Grumpily, unhappily, but perforce, men faced the...

RAILROADS: The U.P. Trail

(See Cover) In peace, the U.S. railways, like the human circulatory system, are taken for granted. Only in war, when the crowded arteries pump hard, does the...

Fun Plus Hugs

For three years knuckle-headed, know-it-all Fibber McGee has been larding his fun program with monthly propaganda plugs—about waste fats, car pools, etc. The...

Christmas Comes But Once

For most of the U.S. it was Nov. 19, a crisp autumn Sunday. For a home in Cheyenne, Wyo. and a pale, three-year-old boy with a freshly barbered cowlick, it...

RUBBER: Here Comes Synthetic

One of the great races in U.S. industrial history ended last week. Both Firestone Tire and U.S. Rubber began to turn out synthetic rubber—the first produced...

Mr. Jeffers Calls a Spade

Good, strong talk—the kind of back talk Congress got from World War I's tough Supplyman Charles G. Dawes—came this week from Rubber Czar William M. Jeffers...

THE ADMINISTRATION: They Don't Understand

On gasoline the pressure tightened. In 16 Eastern States OPA cut the value of A cards 25% to save 20,000 bbl. of gas a day, in the rest of the U.S. ordered...

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