Radio: Airing the Chambers

"If people back home heard everything we said in the Senate," Mississippi's Senator Bilbo once blurted, "I wouldn't get re-elected and neither would some of my highfalutin colleagues."

Bilbo, at least this time, spoke for the majority. His is one ample reason why the regular sessions of Congress have never been broadcast. Thus far, only special sessions and important committee meetings have gone on the air. But according to a poll last week, in Pageant magazine, Congress is beginning to change its mind. After sampling the views of some 70 legislators, Pollster J. H....

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