THE CONGRESS: How to Win Friends

The Voice of America just couldn't get on the right wave length to catch the ear of Congress. It had high hopes that the Senate Appropriations Committee would restore what its sister committee in the House had taken away: 90% of the $97.5 million the Voice had asked to build new stations for world-wide broadcasts. Instead the Senate committee last week voted to uphold the cut. Like their colleagues in the House, the Senators were not satisfied with the accounting for money already spent, the overall quality of the Voice's operation, and the way the Voice's case had been presented...

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