The Press: Overruled

The Senate press corps last week got its second Negro member in two weeks (TIME, March 24)—and the second since 1873. The Senate Rules Committee—whose chairman, Illinois' C. Wayland ("Curly") Brooks, has nearly half a million Negroes in his state—admitted Louis R. Lautier of the Atlanta Daily World, over the objections of the daily correspondents' committee.

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