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Created: 5/15/1954

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HAVE DISCUSSEDND OBTAINED AGREEMENT FOLLOWING PLAN WHICH YOU SHOULD CONVEY URGENTLYCREETLY5 SUGGESTEO APPROACH PRESENT LABOR IMPASSE.

PRESIDENT TO SUMMON IMPERIOUSLY TO NOT ONLY THOSE

SPECIFICALLY NAMED LABOR LEADERS WHOSE ABSENCE FROM THE STRIKE AREASTRIKERS EFFECTIVE LEAOERSHIP BUT ALSO SPECIFIC COMPANYTO ANNOUNCE SUMMONS IS FOR PURPOSE ORDERLY DISCUSSIONWORKERS' LEGITIMATE OEMANQS. ONCE LABOR AND COMPANY LEADERSPRESIDENT SHOULD ADVISE WORKERS DISCUSSIONS WILL START UNDER

GOVERNMENT'S OR PRESIDENT'S SUPERVISION IMMEDIATELY AFTER THEY RETURN JOBS AMD THAT GOVERNMENT WILL SEE THAT CONSTRUCTIVE CONSIDERATION IS GIVEN.them.

MY HOPE WOULD BE THAT WITH ABSENCE LEADERS FROM STRIKE AREA UNDER THESE CIRCUMSTANCES OANGER OF VIOLENCE WOULD CEASE AND PEACEFUL SOLUTIO COULD BE FOUND.

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DEPARTMENT FEELS PLAN OUTLINEO THAT TELEGRAM IS THE MOST EFFECTIVE IT CAN STILL BE FOLLOWED. NEXT BEST COURSE TO BEGIN NEGOTIATIONS IN STRIKEH SIMULTANEOUS RETURN TO WORK. NEXT BEST COlRSE SAME AS LAST BUT WITHOUT SIMULTANEOUS RETURN TO WORK. YOU ARE AUTHORIZED TO USE YOUR JUDGMENT AS TO WHICH COURSE MOST PRACTICAL UNDER CONDITIONS THI TO AVOID VIOLENCE.

FOR^ FROM DIR: ACKNOWLEDGE OATE TIME GROUP OF RECEIPT BY SKILLET IN Z TIME IMMEDIATELY.

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