THE CONGRESS: Treaty Debate: First Week

Treaty Debate: First Week

(See front cover) The London Naval Treaty lay motionless in docket during the first week of the special session of the Senate called to consider it. Gales of oratory blew but they were a preliminary storm designed to delay the Treaty's start towards ratification. Only two formal speeches on the Treaty itself, one for, one against, were made in the first five days of debate.

"Secret Documents." President Hoover's message on the Treaty had hardly been read before Senator Kenneth McKellar of Tennessee, Democrat, was on his feet...

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