THE CONGRESS: New History & Old

(See front cover and pictures, pp. 14 & 15)

Inquisitive young men, professional peace lovers, retired businessmen, pretty maidens, frumpy matrons, distinguished-looking Negroes, seedy individuals who frequent places of political excitement, occupied half the spacious floor of the barnlike Senate Caucus Room one morning last week. As representatives of the People, on neat rows of chairs, they sat silent and well-behaved, staring at the hurly-burly in the other half of the room.

There newshawks chattered at the extended press tables. Capitol policemen in uniform circulated through the moving throng, trying to maintain...

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