THE CONGRESS: Work Done, Mar. 6, 1933

The House:

¶ Passed (168-to-160) a bill by New York's' Celler amending the Volstead Act so that physicians may prescribe medicinal liquor and beer without quantitative restrictions; sent it to the Senate. During the debate Texas' Blanton pointed out that the temporary presiding officer, Maryland's Palmisano, was a onetime bartender. Quitting the rostrum Representative Palmisano retorted: "I've never denied it. That's why I'm against Prohibition."

¶ Impeached (183-to-142) California's U. S. District Judge Harold Louderback.

¶ Defeated a bill to grant U. S. citizenship to Samoans.

¶ Passed the $315,419,000 naval appropriation bill;...

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