THE CONGRESS: Go-Slow Roadblocks

Bracing his lanky Texas frame against his polished first-row desk, Majority Leader Lyndon Baines Johnson early one evening last week delivered his latest plea for nonpartisanship in the U.S. Senate. He had a good partisan reason. Far from indulging in nonpartisanship as Lyndon likes it, Republican Senators were heightening their resistance to pell-mell Democratic antirecession spending.

Back from a recess that revealed most constituents calm and cautious (TIME, April 14), buoyed by the President's stinging vetoes and preachments against panic, the G.O.P., with the session's tightest discipline, was earnestly tossing roadblocks...

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