Plan for Remodeling

Should Congress modernize itself? Scholars have written long studies surveying Congress' antiquated machinery; from time to time Congressmen themselves have introduced bills designed to oil a creaky cogwheel here or there. FORTUNE initiated wide public discussion of the subject in 1943. A plan for the revamping of Congress was outlined in the current issue of the American magazine by War Mobilizer James F. Byrnes.

Last week a more specific plan, stemming in part from the FORTUNE studies, and consisting of 14 carefully integrated recommendations, was ready. Its author: Cleveland's Business Engineer Robert Heller. Its sponsor: the nonprofit, nonpolitical National Planning...

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