National Affairs: Scott Resolution

"Resolved, that the President is hereby requested to advise the House of Representatives, if not incompatible with the public interest—"1) Whether any nation or nations during the last few years have violated any treaties to which they and the United States are signatories;

"2) If so, what nation or nations, when, and in what manner. . . ."

This imposing little questionnaire, introduced in the House last week by California's liberal young Byron Nicholson Scott, provided Washington with a brief but lurid display of political fireworks against the cloudy sky of international relations.

Routine procedure in the case of Congressional resolutions concerning specific departments...

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