National Affairs: Work Done

With a burst of energy the U.S. Senate passed 163 bills (most of them trivial). Among its works, the Senate:

¶Confirmed Justice Department Trustbuster Stanley Barnes as a judge on the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals (San Francisco).

¶Approved a resolution establishing the Booker T. Washington National Monument at Washington's birthplace in Franklin County, 25 miles south of Roanoke, Va. As sent to the President, the bill authorized $200,000 for developing a 537-acre tract where now stands a reconstructed version of the one-room cabin where Booker Washington was born a slave on April 5,...

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