THE CONGRESS: Work Done, Apr. 10, 1933

The House:

¶ Passed a Senate bill authorizing the President to put jobless men to work at reforestation, sent it to the President. ¶ Passed (299-to-29) a bill making it a crime to publish secret State documents deemed prejudicial to the safety or interest of the U. S.; sent it to the Senate. The measure, carrying a penalty of ten years in prison and $10,000 fine, was mysteriously rushed through at the request of the Administration, presumably to prevent publication by a onetime Government cryptographer of secret Wartime information. ¶ Passed (153-to-59) a Senate bill removing limitations on...

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