National Affairs: Work Done

The House:

¶ Passed and sent to the Senate (where quick approval is expected) the joint resolution to raise Oveta Gulp Hobby's Federal Security Agency to Cabinet rank.

¶ Talked, but did nothing else about the Democratic resolution to oust Illinois' H. H. Velde as chairman of the Un-American Activities Committee. California's Donald L. (for Lester) Jackson touched off the talk with a 70-minute defense of Velde's statement that some churchmen and church organizations might be investigated. After all, said Jackson, there are some clergymen like Washington's Methodist Bishop G. Bromley Oxnam, a critic of the Velde committee, who "has been to...

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