WOMEN: Another Widow's Debut

Two weeks ago Mrs. Kahn of California, one of the two widows* in Congress, made her maiden speech, (TIME, May 10). Last week, perhaps spurred on by Mrs. Kahn's reception, perhaps en-heartened because Mrs. Kahn had broken ground, the other Congressional widow, Mrs. John Jacob Rogers of Massachusetts, who last year was elected to the seat vacated by the death of her husband, made her Congressional debut.

She spoke for a bill to extend hospital benefits to disabled World War veterans suffering from chronic diseases without positive proof that such diseases were...

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