Oklahoma's burly, scrappy Robert Samuel Kerr is a Democratic multimillionaire (Kerr-McGee Oil) who snap-shoots from the hip when he hears a rustling in the brush. Indiana's jowled Homer Earl Capehart is a Republican millionaire (Capehart radio-TV) who usually prefers to wait for another day. Last week Snap-Shooter Bob pressed Hesitant Homer too far, and the Senate echoed with high-priced debate. Subject: Dwight Eisenhower's brains.

Knocking down Capehart's plea for a White House advisory commission on monetary policy, Kerr fired first: "No man can help Eisenhower study the fiscal policies of this Government,...

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