THE CONGRESS: On Their Knees

The first drama of the new session of Congress took place last week, five hours after the President had delivered his State of the Union message, and after most Senators and Congressmen had pronounced their appraisals to newsmen and gone home to dinner. Just after dark, Ohio's white-haired Republican Senator John W. Bricker walked into the White House and made his way to Ike's second-floor study to meet with the President and an assortment of Administration brass, including Secretary of State John Foster Dulles, Attorney General Herbert Brownell and Senate Majority Leader Bill Knowland. The problem: what to do...

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