The Administration: Comeuppance

Big, grey-haired Andrew F. Schoeppel, the kind of do-little statesman whose name is likely to elude the most earnest followers of affairs in the U.S. Senate, got the floor one day last week to discuss statehood for Alaska and Hawaii. "I am somewhat reluctant," the senior Senator from Kansas began, ". . . to talk about matters that question or might impugn the loyalty of certain officials . . ." Then, quickly overcoming his reluctance, plodding, 55-year-old Republican Andy Schoeppel proceeded for the next two hours to impugn the loyalty of Secretary of Interior Oscar Chapman.

He had facts, said the Senator,...

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