Nation: The Home Folks Stand By Dan

He's "Citizen of the Year"

A Marine Corps League honor guard in full uniform marched into the hall carrying American and Marine Corps flags. The sellout crowd of 525 people sang America the Beautiful, then rose and cheered the guest of honor. Proclamations praising him came from the Pennsylvania state senate and house of representatives. Schoolchildren sent their congratulations. Speaker after speaker added encomiums, one of them terming him "the greatest Congressman ever."

Thus, in a show of defiance toward outsiders who have criticized one of their own, citizens of Wilkes-Barre, Pa., and the...

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