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STUDY OF MONOPOLY POWER

HEARINGS

BEFORE THE

SUBCOMMITTEE ON STUDY OF MONOPOLY POWER
U.S. Congress. House. OF THE
COMMITTEE ON THE JUDICIARY.

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

EIGHTY-FIRST CONGRESS

SECOND SESSION

CONTAINING THE PROCEEDINGS OF
APRIL 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28

MAY 3, 5, 9 AND 11

Serial No. 14

PART 4A

STEEL

Printed for the use of the Committee on the Judiciary

UNITED STATES
GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE

WASHINGTON : 1950

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COMMITTEE ON THE JUDICIARY

EMANUEL CELLER, New York, Chairman
FRANCIS E. WALTER, Pennsylvania EARL C. MICHENER, Michigan
SAM HOBBS, Alabama

CHAUNCEY W. REED, Illinois
WILLIAM T. BYRNE, New York

LOUIS E. GRAHAM, Pennsylvania JOSEPH R. BRYSON, South Carolina FRANK FELLOWS, Maine THOMAS J. LANE, Massachusetts

JOHN JENNINGS, JR., Tennessee MICHAEL A. FEIGHAN, Ohio

CLIFFORD P. CASE, New Jersey FRANK L. CHELF, Kentucky

KENNETH B. KEATING, New York ED GOSSETT, Texas

WILLIAM M. MCCULLOCH, Ohio J. FRANK WILSON, Texas

J. CALEB BOGGS, Delaware
ROBERT L. RAMSAY, West Virginia ANGIER L. GOODWIN, Massachusetts
DIXIE GILMER, Oklahoma
BOYD TACKETT, Arkansas
EDWIN E. WILLIS, Louisiana
WINFIELD K, DENTON, Indiana
JAMES B. FRAZIER, JR., Tennessee
PETER W. RODINO, JR., New Jersey

BESS EFFRAT DICK, Chief Clerk
VELMA SMEDLEY, Assistant Chief Clerk
C. MURRAY BERNHARDT, Committee Counsel

WILLIAM R. FOLEY, Committee Counsel
WALTER M. BESTERMAN, Legislative Assistant

WALTER R. LEE, Legislative Assistant
CHARLES J. ZINN, Law Revision Counsel

SUBCOMMITTEE ON STUDY OF MONOPOLY POWER

EMANUEL CELLER, New York, Chairman
FRANCIS E. WALTER, Pennsylvania EARL C. MICHENER, Michigan
JOSEPH R. BRYSON, South Carolina KENNETH B. KEATING, New York
THOMAS J. LANE, Massachusetts

WILLIAM M. MCCULLOCH, Ohio
J. FRANK WILSON, Texas
EDWIN E. WILLIS, Louisiana
WINFIELD K. DENTON, Indiana

EDWARD H. LEVI, Counsel
C. MURRAY BERNHARDT, Administrative Counsel

DAVID C. COILE, Consultant

JERROLD L. WALDEN, A8sistant Counsel
II

PREVIOUS PUBLICATIONS BY THE SUBCOMMITTEE ON STUDY OF

MONOPOLY POWER
SERIAL 14, Part 1, hearings of July 11, 13, 15, 18, 20, 22, 25, 27, and 29, and

August 1, 3, 5, and 24, 1949—general hearings on monopoly problems, including
report by the Federal Trade Commission on concentration of productive facil-
ities and a summary of existing antitrust laws.
SERIAL 14, PART 2 (A and B), two volumes of hearings containing testimony of
October 25, 26, 27, November 2, 3, 9, 10, 15, 16, 17, 21, 22, 25, 28, 29, 30,
and December 1, 1949, as well as the Census of Manufactures, 1947; a report
of the Securities and Exchange Commission on the Public Utility Holding
Company Act; and selected investment data on 100 largest life insurance
companies.
SERIAL 14, PART 3, hearings of February 1, 8, 15, 23, 24, and March 1, 1950, on

a bill to increase the criminal penalties of the antitrust laws; a bill to pro-
vide for periodic reports by the Attorney General on consent decrees in anti-
trust cases; and a proposed bill to amend the Webb-Pomerene Act, including
a report by the Justice Department on strengthening the remedies in the
antitrust laws and the decision in the case of United States v. U. 8. Alkali

Erport Association (86 F. Supp. 59 (1949)).
SERIAL 14, PART 5, containing the hearings of May 8 and 10, 1950, on a bill designed

to provide a uniform statute of limitations for private triple-damage actions
and to allow the United States Government to sue as a private suitor for
damages suffered by reason of violations of the antitrust laws.

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