The drought was really on: The cloakroom of the U.S. Senate rumbled with
such eloquent outrage over the dry spell that Nevada's balding James
Scrugham (successor to the late Key Pittman) asked the Judiciary
Committee to find the causes of hoarded, high-priced, hard-to-find
spirits. Said Senator Scrugham, plaintively: "I have made some personal
investigation of this matter. . . ."
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