THE CONGRESS: Work Done, Apr. 19, 1937

The Senate: C, Passed a routine bill granting a number of Army, Navy & Marine Corps men, including Lieut. Colonel James Roosevelt, Volunteer Marine Corps Reserve, permission to accept decorations proffered by unnamed foreign governments; sent it to Lieut. Colonel Roosevelt's father.

¶Having previously killed an anti-Sit-Down rider on the Guffey-Vinson Coal Control Bill (TIME, April 12), passed (75 to 3) a resolution that began by declaring the Sit-Down "illegal and contrary to sound public policy" and continued with three times as many words condemning employers who use industrial spies, deny...

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