Senator Oscar W. Underwood hounded the Senate to vote on Henry Ford's bid for the industrial capital of the southern states (Muscle Shoals). The House had accepted the Ford offer, but no sooner had it done so than an unparalleled outburst of opposition to the Ford plan developed.

The scandal alarm was definitely sounded. "How do you account for the fact," roared Senator Norris, "that Ford came to Washington angry with the Administration, and after his visit he came out and endorsed President Coolidge?" (Mr....

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