THE ADMINISTRATION: How to Win Appropriations

New Jersey's Representative J. Parnell Thomas knows that a good headline, come appropriation time, can do more than months of hard work. Last week, as his Un-American Activities Committee applied for a whopping, $200,000 allotment from the House, Thomas dug deep. What he fetched up was an old file on Dr. Edward U. Condon, director of the National Bureau of Standards. The bureau is the Government's chief research agency in physics, mathematics, chemistry and engineering.

Dr. Condon, declared the report, was "one of the weakest links in our atomic security," an associate...

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