Matter of Approach

OPA's tall, chin-chopper boss, Chester Bliss Bowles, walked up Capitol Hill last week to ask Congress to extend OPA for another 18 months. As usual, Adman Bowles was armed with a great sheaf of adman's charts—150 of them—to show what OPA had been doing. As usual, he was urbane, softspoken, deferential. Only one note was missing in the interview. The rabbit-punching truculence with which Congressional committees have usually greeted OPAsters in the past was gone. This time the Senate's Banking & Currency Committee was on Chester Bowles's side from the beginning.

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