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April 8, 1952


The day before a nationwide steelworkers’ strike was set to begin, President Harry S. Truman orders his Secretary of Commerce to seize control of the nation’s steel mills to keep them in production for the Korean War effort. On June 2, the Supreme Court ruled against the president.


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