National Affairs: Vote, Vote, Vote

Last week the U.S. Senate put away the Bricker amendment and its less muscular cousin, the George amendment. Not since Little Eva has there been quite such a deathbed scene.

Senator Bricker's own brain child, an amendment to his original resolution, gave up the ghost quietly enough, but the protracted anguish came on the question of final Senate passage for a milder proposal that had been submitted by Georgia's Democratic Senator Walter George.

Senator William Knowland, who had tried for weeks to get a compromise acceptable to the Administration, left the majority leader's desk and moved three rows back. Said he: "I wish...

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