THE CONGRESS: 72nd's Last

What may be the last "lame duck" session of Congress in U. S. history opened a three-month sitting last week.* Under a bright December sun the Capitol gleamed whiter than usual after a bath by the local fire department. When Speaker Garner called the 72nd House to order to take up the nation's business, on its rolls were still 144 members whom the People had rejected as law-makers on Nov. 8. Lame ducks in the Senate numbered 14. Prime job of the session: enactment of eleven bills appropriating more than four billion dollars...

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