Nation: Helping Tito

If Senate doings were accompanied by background music, a fitting theme for last week's most notable and ignoble performance would have been the tune of the old song that runs: Oh, the noble Duke of York, He had ten thousand men, He marched them up to the top of the hill, And he marched them down again.

Up the Hill. One deceptively quiet afternoon, the Senate was considering that familiar bale of hay, the foreign aid authorization bill. The speechmakers droned away in a nearly deserted chamber. Majority Leader Mike Mansfield was off in...

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