National Affairs: Home Town Group

When blind Minnesota Senator Thomas David Schall ("it is not eyes that make men") has something on his mind, he must be heard. Last spring (TIME, June 28) he was told by Senator Ashurst, Arizona, that as the years rolled on he would "regret" the speech he was then making (calling his attackers "pettifoggers, blackmailers, skunks"). The Senator from Minnesota proceeded with his speech.

Senator Schall is a Minneapolitan from the city 15 miles from St. Paul, though some would put it that St. Paul is 15 miles from Minneapolis.* St. Paul has recently...

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