Last week the House caught up with most of its schedule. Main business: by 361 to i, it passed a Bill of Rights for veterans of the Korean war. Educational, readjustment and other social benefits (similar to though less liberal than those granted World War II G.I.s) will cost an estimated $1 billion a year.
¶ Rejected Republican-led moves to remove or loosen federal economic controls. After beating down proposals to abolish price ceilings and to shift rent controls to localities, a Senate majority seemed ready to approve extension of the Defense Production Act until March i, 1953.