Forgive, But Don't Forget

North Carolina's long, lantern-jawed Josiah ("Holy Joe") Bailey, 71, an anti-New Deal Senator who once edited a Bible magazine, still tries to be forgiving. Last week Harold Ickes sorely tried Joe Bailey's patience by loosening a characteristic blast against a Bailey Senate amendment. Up rose the Senator for a 6,800-word reply. Its burden:

"I think [Harold Ickes] is a very able man and a first-class Secretary of the Interior . . . but he is the type of man who always goes to extremes. . . . He cannot help it, and I...

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