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The problem of the possible moral turpitude of Senator William Langer of North Dakota has been before the Senate, in some form, since January 1941.

The Senate had hired two investigators, who spent three months, saw hundreds of witnesses, gathered 4,194 pages of evidence, put in at least 480 man-hours of work. The Privileges and Elections Committee of 17 men then spent twelve days in hearings (939 man-hours in about four-and-a-half-hour sittings), finally voted 16-to-3 that William Langer was unfit to sit with the other worthies of the Senate. He was blotched with moral turpitude.

Last week the Senate closed a 14-day...

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