[John Tower Speech on Economic Controls and Labor given to the Texas Manufacturers Association in Houston, Texas, October 28, 1971?]

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Speech criticizing anti-business politics and arguing that healthy businesses benefit everyone, including laborers. Wishes to remove wage and price controls once inflation is under control, transfer unfair labor practice cases to the federal courts, repeal the Davis-Bacon Act, get rid of anti-trust laws that protect labor unions, and abolish the minimum wage, among other things.

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Tower, John G. (John Goodwin), 1925-1991 1971-10-28?.

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Speech criticizing anti-business politics and arguing that healthy businesses benefit everyone, including laborers. Wishes to remove wage and price controls once inflation is under control, transfer unfair labor practice cases to the federal courts, repeal the Davis-Bacon Act, get rid of anti-trust laws that protect labor unions, and abolish the minimum wage, among other things.

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14 p.

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Funded in part by the Institute of Museum & Library Services and the Texas State Library & Archives Commission (2015).

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  • Accession or Local Control No: TowerSpeeches-Box24-Folder09-TXManufacturersAssoc-SM
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metapth612035

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Tower, John G. (John Goodwin), 1925-1991. [John Tower Speech on Economic Controls and Labor given to the Texas Manufacturers Association in Houston, Texas, October 28, 1971?], text, 1971-10-28?; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth612035/: accessed December 18, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Southwestern University.