National Affairs: More Misery

Coincident with the bursting new Bonus issue (see above), a battered but not yet exhausted older issue last week raised its head and made an extra session of Congress appear almost inevitable. This issue was Human Misery, rallying cry of the man who during the past few weeks has developed into the Senate's leading altruist—Joseph Taylor Robinson of Arkansas. Shocked by Red Cross Chairman John Barton Payne's refusal to accept the $25,000,000 which he had attached as a rider to the Interior Department's supply bill (see p. 22), Minority Leader Robinson proposed that...

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