National Affairs: Messages to Congress

Before he flew off for a weekend in Augusta. President Eisenhower last week sent to Congress messages asking for two Administration measures that the U.S. will be hearing about for a long time:

1) A school-construction bill asking $1.3 billion in federal grants for school buildings over the next four years, $750 million for federal purchase of state school bonds and $20 million in matching grants for future school planning. He hopes, the President said, that this request will not get bogged down in the desegregation issue and thus be killed off as last year's bill was.

2) An immigration bill calling for...

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