National Affairs: Requiescat in Committee

Thomas R. Marshall of North Manchester, Ind., who 20 years ago was not only Vice President of the U. S. but also the Will Rogers of the era, was the author of a brief tale: "Once upon a time there were two brothers. One went to sea. The other was elected Vice President. Neither was ever heard from again." Tom Marshall did not live to hear about a Vice President who went to sea and was next heard from when he landed with the Marines to take the situation well in hand.

Thus did John...

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