RELIEF: Theatre Lobby

The new WPA appropriation bill, as sent up by the House to the Senate last fortnight (TIME, June 26), discontinued work relief for employes in the Federal Theatre Project, for reasons of unnecessity, inefficiency, immorality and Communism. The same bill last week provided Congressmen with relief from their work. Into Washington swept throbbing, throaty Actress Tallulah Bankhead (The Little Foxes), chosen by FTP's friends to lobby for it because her Uncle John is Alabama's senior Senator, her father Speaker of the House.

For the newscameras, Miss Bankhead hugged Uncle John and cried: "Of...

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