THE committee opened hearings on many legislative proposals to amend and repeal the National Labor Relations Act on February 5, 1947.
I have often wondered if anyone, other than chairmen of other congressional committees, realizes just what has to go on behind the scenes before any congressional hearings can take place.
Congressional committees have a most difficult task in preparinglegislation.
There is no dearth of testimony on any and all subjects.
This nation is full of people, ready, willing and able to go before a legislative committee and give their opinions on what ought to be done regardless of subject matter.
We welcome such opinions. What we really need, and want, however, but have much difficulty in getting, are facts.
Factual information is most shy.
Individuals possessing facts on any situation are equally shy; it is never an easy task to persuade such people to come to Wash