Letters, Feb. 4, 1957

Irritating Itinerants

Sir:

Your Jan. 7 item on the junketing janes from the Senate Appropriations Committee was well received here, particularly by those of us who had the experience of coming into close contact with two of them—Grace Johnson and Mary Holloway. Grace publicly exercised her gift for invective in a way that would shame a Missouri mule-skinner into trying to enlarge his vocabulary of obscenities. She also endeared herself to local American business executives by insulting them as "carpetbaggers" and threatening to "put them out of business." Their trail was littered not...

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