National Affairs: Turning Tide?

For the first time in the current congressional uproar there was last week a small but possibly significant turn in the Prohibition tide. It came when large, benign Representative George Scott Graham of Pennsylvania, 79-year-old Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, announced that he would allow his committee to hold public hearings on seven bills for repeal or modification of the 18th Amendment. The date: Feb. 12.

Nobody expected the Judiciary Committee with its 19 Drys and four Wets to approve any of these measures, much less...

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