Radio: Cotton Ed Blows a Fuse

CBS is mighty proud of its new program, Congress Speaks (Tues., 10:30-10:45 p.m., E.W.T.). In four and a half months the series has built up a coast-to-coast audience—just letting Congressmen air their minds and tempers on the hottest controversial issues of the week. Incredibly, there were no major boners, no embarrassing moments—until last week.

> Old Senator Ellison DuRant ("Cotton Ed") Smith, all warmed up and ready to go, hit the air with a diatribe on Americans and the War Effort. Blowing like a grampus, garrumphy, irascible Cotton Ed got so interested in his work (denouncing New Deal regimentation) that he skipped...