National Affairs: THE FIGHT FOR CONGRESS

IN Louisville last week, old (76) Alben Barkley stood up before a milkmen's meeting and pointed out that Winston Churchill is now 79, that Cato studied Greek at 82 and that Oliver Wendell Holmes resigned from the U.S. Supreme Court at 91. Burbled Barkley: "I feel like a kid." In Illinois, U.S. Senator Paul Douglas was roaming the countryside being folksy with farmers, militant with miners, professorial with college groups and hearty with luncheon clubs. All across the U.S., the politicians, like bees in a hive warmed by the spring sun, were beginning...

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