THE CONGRESS: The Plunge

Where previous Congresses for 40 years have merely wetted a toe and walked away, the House of Representatives last week took a momentous plunge: it approved the St. Lawrence Seaway project.

Since the Senate did likewise last January, the final political obstacle was removed from the great engineering dream which would make seaports of such cities as Toledo, Buffalo and Toronto.

Ever since he became a member of the old Rivers & Harbors Committee in 1933, Michigan's Congressman George Anthony Dondero has championed the seaway. As Public Works Committee chairman, he steered the bill through the House this year despite continued...

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