THE CONGRESS: Change of Mind

Strong of mind and limb is John Taber, Republican Congressman from Auburn, N. Y. Tall, grey, fierce Mr. Taber bellowed so loud one afternoon last year that he jarred loose the stopped ear canals of Representative Leonard Schuetz of Illinois, restored Mr. Schuetz's hearing (TIME, May 20). On that day, as on many a day before and since, earnest, thrift-minded John Taber was snorting his wrath at Franklin Roosevelt, whom he always denounced as the wrong man to trust with a taxpayer's dollar. One day last week Republican Congressmen burst out of a party caucus as if they had...

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