National Affairs: Work Done

In other actions last week the President:¶Appointed a six-member Cabinet committee (Secretaries of Commerce, State, Defense, Treasury, Interior, Labor) to investigate independent oilmen's complaints that rising crude-oil imports are discouraging exploration for new U.S. oil resources, thus threaten national security. ¶ Attended, with Mamie, a dedication ceremony opening the new $1,250,000 Islamic Center and Mosque on Massachusetts Avenue (see RELIGION). ¶ Nominated, for a nine-year term as a director of the Tennessee Valley Authority, Arnold R. Jones, 53, of Manhattan, Kans. Republican Jones, Deputy Director of the Bureau of the Budget since April 1956, is on leave from Kansas State College,...

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