AMERICAN SCENE: Plunkin' and Fiddlin' on the Great Mall

Washington was full of summer tourists last week, cheerfully enduring the capital's heat and smog, accepting that while the founding fathers had guaranteed them the right to assemble, that did not assure them a parking space. The pace of Government seemed slower, more relaxed. The Senate recessed. Secretary of State Henry Kissinger was out of town, not coping with trouble in some faraway cockpit but continuing his travels in the U.S. heartland to build up public support for himself and the Ford Administration's foreign policy. In Atlanta, Sigma Delta Chi, the journalism...

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