National Affairs: A Dress Rehearsal

The closing of Congress gave Senator Pat Harrison some fine opportunities to tongue-lash Republicans, and he was not slow to seize his opportunities.

He cried across the chamber:

"You put off the development of Muscle Shoals and will prohibit farmers from getting cheaper fertilizer to help them. You have 'denied consideration of the McNary farm-relief bill, and the so-called Norris-Sinclair bill, and it looks as if my friend from Idaho (Mr. Gooding) would not be able to get up his reclamation bill. Nothing has been done to help the farmers."

Mr. Lenroot: "I want...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now

Subscribe
Subscribe

Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on TIME.com

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!