Renegotiation of War Contracts: Hearings Before the Committee on Ways and Means House of Representatives, Seventy-eighth Congress, First Session, on H.R. 2324, H.R. 2698, and H.R. 3015, Bills to Amend the Sixth Supplemental National Defense Appropriation Act of 1942, as Amended. Revised. September 9-10, 13-18, 20-23, 1943

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Page 140 - That a Council of National Defense is hereby established for the coordination of industries and resources for the national security and welfare, to consist of the Secretary of War, the Secretary of the Navy, the Secretary of the Interior, the Secretary of Agriculture, the Secretary of Commerce, and the Secretary of Labor.
Page 555 - Put out the light, and then put out the light. If I quench thee, thou flaming minister, I can again thy former light restore, Should I repent me ; but once put out thy light, Thou cunning'st pattern of excelling nature, I know not where is that Promethean heat, That can thy light relume.
Page 391 - No member of or delegate to Congress or resident commissioner, shall be admitted to any share or part of this Agreement, or to any benefit that may arise therefrom; but this provision shall not be construed to extend to this Agreement if made with a corporation for its general benefit.
Page 8 - Hearings before the Subcommittee of the Committee on Appropriations of the House of Representatives on the Department of Labor — Federal Security Agency Appropriation Bill for 1942, 77th Cong., 1st Sess., Pt.
Page 569 - Any purchase order or agreement to perform all or any part of the work, or to make or furnish any article, required for the performance of any other contract or subcontract...
Page 69 - While it is true that the Committee on Ways and Means of the House and the Committee on Finance of the Senate...
Page 270 - Act shall remain in force during the continuance of the present war and for six months after the termination of the war by the proclamation of the treaty of peace, or at such earlier time as the President may designate...
Page 147 - Property destroyed or seized on or after December 7, 1941, in the course of military or naval operations by the United States or any other country engaged in the present war shall be deemed to have been destroyed or seized on a date chosen by the taxpayer in the manner provided in paragraph (4), which falls between — (A) the latest date, as established to the satisfaction of the Commissioner, on which such property may be considered as not destroyed or seized...
Page 797 - master minds" so unselfish, so willing to decide unhesitatingly against their own personal interests or private prejudices; men almost godlike in their ability to hold the scales of Justice with an even hand, such a government might be to the interest of the country, but there are none such on our political horizon, and we cannot expect a complete reversal of all the teachings of history.
Page 149 - States, with license from the owner, and such license provides for the payment of royalties at rates or amounts "believed to be unreasonable or excessive by the head of the Department or agency of the Government which has ordered such manufacture, use," etc., the head of the Department concerned shall notify the licensor and licensee.

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