National Affairs: Death of Schall

Of all the Senators who sat in the last session of Congress the one least liked by his colleagues was undoubtedly the late Huey Long. Had a secret vote for that distinction been taken, a runner-up to the Louisiana "Kingfish" would probably have been blind Senator Thomas David Schall of Minnesota. He was so unmeasured in his attacks on President Roosevelt, his wife and family, that even the sternest opponents of the New Deal shivered. But just as Senators were shocked by the assassination of Democrat Huey Long, so last week they were...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!