National Affairs: Wyoming's Hero

With tears in his voice, if not in his eyes, the senectissimus of all U. S. Senators stood up and pleaded with snarling filibusterers for the passage of his Second Deficiency bill, dearer to him than all investigating of slush funds. He, Francis Emroy Warren of Wyoming, 82, Chairman of the Senate Appropriations Committee, had made this plea more than 20 times during the 40½-hour Reed v. Reed wrangle. He had spent half of one night on a Senate lounge when he should have been home in bed. His snow-white moustache drooped; his eyes...

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