THE CONGRESS: Toward Restoring the Balance

SINCE the 93rd Congress gathered last month, its effort to achieve equality with the Executive Branch has developed into one of the nation's most significant political questions. Last week members of Congress assembled to debate the question themselves at the Smithsonian Institution's National Portrait Gallery. Their host was Time Inc. which celebrated the 50th anniversary of TIME The Weekly Newsmagazine with a dinner honoring Congress and a symposium on "The Role of Congress." Similar regional discussions had been sponsored earlier in Atlanta, Boston, Chicago and Los Angeles, bringing together Senate leaders...

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