National Affairs: Wind-Up

With not a vote visibly changed the House Judiciary Committee last week wound up its Wet-&-Dry hearings. Its members had patiently heard in 16 days almost one million words from 60 Wet, 65 Dry witnesses. Wets will be given a brief rebuttal period, with the Drys making an even briefer surrebuttal. The evidence, which has cost the U. S. $5,000 to take down and print, leaves the Wets still wet, the Drys still dry. As everyone knew when the hearings began in February, no changes in the law will be recommended by the committee....

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