Medicine: Red Cross

"All I pray for is for Congress to let us alone. If we don't do the job, then let Congress kick us."

So said Chairman John Barton Payne of the Red Cross last week in answer to the Senate's proposal that $25,000,000 of federal money be given to the Red Cross in addition to the $10,000,000 which the Red Cross was busy raising by popular appeal. Chairman Payne politely informed Congress that the Red Cross would decline to administer any money which might be voted.

Chairman Payne's objections to Congressional help were precise: 1)...

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