The Nation: Views & Reviews From the Folks Back Home

There was no doubting the effectiveness of the Judiciary Committee's televised performance. The latest Harris poll shows overwhelming approval of the committee's conduct, with 65% of the people approving the way it went about its task and only 29% opposing. This is a marked turnabout from the previous poll, which showed a disapproval rate of 48% to 36%. Even in the South the new reading shows 59% of the people in support of the committee. That performance inevitably influenced how Americans feel about the verdict the committee reached. One Harris measure was that people...

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