POLITICAL NOTE: $15,000 Soap Wrappers

When news got out eight weeks ago that the Democratic National Committee had sold souvenir campaign books—bound in leather and autographed by the President —for $250 each, and that some of the $700,000 worth of books had been bought by corporations, which are not allowed to contribute to campaign funds, Republican Representative Bertrand H. Snell naturally demanded an investigation (TIME, June 21). Last week, while Representative Snell's resolution remained securely pigeonholed by the House Rules Committee, the subject of the campaign books cropped up again, this time in the Senate Committee...

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