THE CONGRESS: Chipping & Chiseling

Like a hoarse echo from the prewar days, Indiana's stubborn William Jenner leaned against his back-row desk in the Senate chamber last week and shouted that the time had come for the U.S. to get out of Europe and stay out. "Spending in Europe is no longer needed," he cried. "This so-called bipartisan foreign policy . . . leaves the Republican Party and the American taxpayer holding the bag."

The object of Jenner's wrath was the $5.5 billion authorization bill to carry ECA through its next 15 months of operation (see INTERNATIONAL). All week long a little knot of Republicans...

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