Sneak Preview

Indiana's ham-handed Homer Capehart, the phonograph tycoon, could not wait to don the toga. Six weeks before his senatorial term begins, he bustled into Washington, promptly called a press conference. To newsmen, he was vague on one subject—his international views. He was more specific on another: his Senate committee ambitions. He has his eye on such topflight assignments as the Finance, Commerce, Naval and Military Affairs Committees. On each of these subjects, he confided modestly, he is something of an expert. Back in their offices, the 15 newsmen who had shown up for this "sneak preview" of the Capehart senatorial...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now

Subscribe
Subscribe

Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on TIME.com

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!