U.S. At War: Work Done

The Senate Appropriations Committee got down to really important business. Committeemen tacked $196,800 to the $27,463,866 1943 legislative appropriation bill. The purpose: to provide each Senator with an additional clerk. Senators, burdened with responsibilities, complained that their present clerical staffs were not adequate to handle all the mail pouring in on them. Most of the letters: red-hot criticisms of Congress.

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