THE CONGRESS: Glass v. Cutting

Day before adjournment when the pension fight was at its hottest & heaviest in the Senate, Virginia's peppery little Carter Glass, his nerves rubbed raw with the strain of the session, uprose to flay greedy veterans. From the corner of his mouth he snarled:

"I voted against the Bonus and I never cast a vote of which I was prouder. I had two boys in the front-line trenches, one of them being nearly killed. I had a nephew there who was gassed so badly that he will never recover. I had a sister in...

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