If a U. S. Senator had introduced a bill last year proposing that eight billion dollars be spent for three great transcontinental toll roads, and seven running north and south, chances are that condemnation from Congress, the White House and the press would have been violent and immediate. Yet when Ohio's Robert Johns Bulkley introduced just such a bill in the Senate last week, the reaction was one of tolerant understanding. Neither the President nor any member of Congress could blame Bob Bulkley, for two of his proposed roads would run through...

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