THE CONGRESS: The Travelers

Almost as soon as he arrived in London, Oklahoma's loud-lowing Democratic Senator Elmer Thomas called a press conference. During his six-week, 14-country tour of Europe, he had reprimanded the Swedes for not entertaining him properly, had miffed Belgian reporters by exhibiting (but not opening) ostentatiously displayed bottles of Scotch whisky, and had trampled other European toes by praising Spain's Franco and calling for rearmament of the Germans.

But the Senator felt pretty good-humored about most of Europe and was willing to say so. "We have been very well received in all but one country," he announced. "I guess I started...

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