National Affairs: Pish & Piffle

Socialite Washington arrayed itself in spring finery one day last week and drove to the new House Office Building. Horrendous doings had been promised. In the big caucus room,* while flashlamps winked, newsreel cameras purred and squads of radio engineers and reporters elbowed through the jampacked spectators, a special committee of Representatives sat down to investigate charges of the utmost gravity: that the President's intimate advisers were plotting to overthrow the Republic, add one more S to the U. S. A. Early this year Dr. William Albert Wirt, superintendent of the Gary, Ind....

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