THE CONGRESS: Congress' Week, Jan. 20, 1947

It was a good week to sit in the galleries of the House and the Senate, simply to watch the Congressmen at work. On the floor of both houses the tempo was slow, and it was possible to study types. There was the Long Haired Southerner or Patronage Ouzel; the Snapping Southerner or Mississippi Valley Shrill; the rare Old Shaggy or Great Trumpeting Republican and a few aging Bald New Dealers. And, of course, there were droves of newly elected Mute Republicans, all harrumphing softly and rattling paper with an anxious air of authority....

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