The 73rd Congress: THE BIG COMMITTEE

Most sacred stewardship of any Congress, and especially the 73rd Congress is the country's Money. "Taxation without representation" was the cause of the above scene—the Ways & Means Committee (part of it) holding a hearing in Room 15 on the Capitol's main floor. All revenue legislation must originate in the House, in this committee. Chairman Doughton (spectacles up, biting nails) is a North Carolina farmer with eleven House terms behind him. Representative Treadway of Massachusetts (right) is the ranking minority member, the Republican watchdog who would get Mr. Doughton's chair should parties...

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