For ten years in the U.S. House of Representatives, Georgia's
wavy-haired Paul Brown prided himself on being the Congressman who
"never missed a roll call." One day this week a colleague rose to
explain the strangely empty Brown seat: Lieut. Robert Thomas Brown, 24,
Representative Brown's submarine-officer son, had just been reported
"missing in action."
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