Political Notes: Eyes and Ears

The Senate Foreign Relations Committee has its self avowed eyes and ears—and there are five: Senators Pepper of Pennsylvania, Swanson of Virginia, Shipstead of Minnesota, Brandegee of Connecticut and Pittman of Nevada. These five, on behalf of the full committee, undertook last week to hold public hearings on the proposal that the U.S. participate in the World Court (Permanent Court of International Justice). The subcommittee certainly got an "earful" if not an "eyeful." The list of those who appeared to advocate entrance into the Court was as long as the recital of...

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