Reminiscences of Roger M. Blough : oral history, 1975.


Reminiscences of Roger M. Blough : oral history, 1975.

Family background and education; Yale Law School; corporate and labor cases, White & Case, 1931-41; Depression, New Deal legislation; United States Steel, 1942-1969: wartime production, steel prices and wages, War Labor Board; subsidiaries, raw materials procurement, Korean War, seizure of steel industry, 1952; military vs. civilian production needs; 1962 confrontation of President Kennedy and steel industry; worker safety and environmental protection measures; business liaisons with government.

Miscellaneous papers relating to oral history.

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