THE CONGRESS: Work Done, Mar. 18, 1940

Last week the Senate:

>Had its dignity disturbed at a hearing of a Judiciary sub-committee when hefty Negro Communist Benjamin J. Davis Jr., a graduate of Harvard Law School, delivered a 15-minute tirade against the opponents of the Anti-Lynching Bill. Vice President Garner, said he, paraphrasing a familiar refrain, was an "evil old labor baiter." "Shameful" were the tactics of Committee Member Senator Tom Connally (Dem. Tex.). While Davis bellowed, the apopletic committee glared, jumped up & down, threatened to throw the witness out. Said Senator Van Nuys (Dem. Ind.), co-author of the...

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