National Affairs: 59 Minutes

"Well Alben, you told me to do it and, by George, I did it."

These jubilant words were spoken last week by Vice President John Nance Garner to the Senate's Democratic Leader Alben Barkley. What the Vice President had just done was to end, in one minute less than an hour, the bitter Senate wrangle that had tied up U. S. legislation for the last six months. Using the steamroller tactics that he learned as Speaker of the House, Vice President Garner had with an historic gesture put the modified Court Bill through the U....

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