Investigations: Bunk! Baloney!

The two men are of strong—and bitterly opposing—views. Missouri's Senator Stuart Symington is a millionaire businessman (Emerson Electric) turned liberal Democratic politician. Ohio's George Magoffin Humphrey is a millionaire businessman who served from 1953 to 1957 as Dwight Eisenhower's rock-solid conservative Treasury Secretary. Last week Symington and Humphrey faced each other at a Senate Armed Services Subcommittee hearing—and the result was an explosion of wrath and recrimination.

Under Symington's chairmanship, the subcommittee for months had been investigating the Government's stockpiling program under the Eisenhower Administration. Symington has enthusiastically built up charges...

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