National Affairs: Poignant Cry

It was a problem as old as legislatures, But Homer A. Ramey, a Republican from Toledo, put it poignantly to his fellow Congressmen in the House one quiet afternoon last week:

"A few weeks ago in Toledo one of my constituents caught me in a restaurant and held me from 11:30 to 3 o'clock. . . . He had been reading about the days when Calhoun, Clay, Webster, John Quincy Adams, Andrew Jackson and a few others were alive and active. In those days, he said to me, there were statesmen. . . . 'You members,' he said to me, ought to...

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