National Affairs: Fadeout

Last month North Dakota's young Gerald P. Nye, chairman of the Senate Munitions Investigation Committee, asserted with an air of discovery that President Woodrow Wilson in 1919 had "falsified" to the Senate Foreign Relations Committee about his knowledge of Allied secret treaties. Senate oldsters led by Texas' Connally and Virginia's Glass forthwith passionately gave the lie back to Senator Nye, excoriated him as a monstrous despoiler of honored graves. Discovering that the Nye committee was almost out of funds, they promised to oppose granting it another dollar (TIME, Jan. 27). When the...

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