THE CONGRESS: Between Security & Sterility

Between Security & Sterilty

Before it finally approved the bill establishing a National Science Foundation, the House had grafted on a few amendments calculated to keep the new agency as spy-proof as the Union League Club. It seemed a worthy ambition and one that only the Daily Worker could possibly object to. But last week the House found its version of the bill under heated attack by none other than the FBI.

In a letter to the committee chairmen who would have to smooth out the differences between the House and Senate bills, Assistant Attorney General Peyton Ford warned that the House...

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