The Press: Here the Gavel Fell

After her election to Congress last November, Connecticut's Representative Clare Boothe Luce was swamped with bids to write a column about Washington. News syndicates and magazines guessed that millions of the U.S. reading public would be interested in what Clare Luce had to say. Offers ran up to four figures a week. Congresswoman Luce, intent on learning her new job, turned them all down.

Last May she changed her mind. She decided to devote the midnight oil one night a week to pounding out a weekly column, free, to the CBI Roundup, weekly...

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