Senatorial Investigation

Oregon's Freshman Senator Wayne Morse arrived in Washington last week with a cross-country eyeview, and an earful of what U.S. citizens are thinking about. Reason: to move his two prize horses (see cut) Senator Morse drove the 3,310 miles from his Oregon ranch in a 1941 Ford, towing a four-wheeled trailer. The trailer contained an ironing board, boxes of jelly & jam, an electric toaster and the horses, "Spice of Life" and "Oreganna Bourbon."

En route he gossiped with policemen, service-station operators, hotel clerks, salesmen, found all of them discussing military reverses with sober realism. Concluded Morse: "Almost everyone I...

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