THE CONGRESS: One More for Arkansas

"Members of Congress.'' says Arkansas' Democratic Representative Wilbur D. (for Daigh) Mills, "are fair but stern judges for each other. After you have been here for a while, you're tabbed as either knowing your subject or not knowing it. I've sought to know my subject." Last week Wilbur Mills, 48, stepped into the powerful job of chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee, which shapes the nation's tax legislation. The move, prompted by the death of Tennessee Democrat Jere Cooper (see MILESTONES), followed normal seniority rules, but still it was a reward that no colleague could deny Wilbur...

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