Business: Anaconda Magnesium

Young (36) Senator Berkeley Lloyd Bunker of Nevada is a serious Mormon ex-Bishop who looks like Tyrone Power and is more often seen than heard on the floor of the Senate. Since he took the late silver Senator Key Pittman's place two years ago, he has made the headlines on only one subject: Nevada's huge Government-financed magnesium plant, world's largest (rated capacity: 112,000,000 Ib. a year, 3½-times U.S. output last year), which went into production last month.

First time Senator Bunker jumped into the news with magnesium (TIME, April 20) he had a scandal story that sizzled even long-untouchable Jesse Jones: he...

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