THE CONGRESS: To Be Continued

The Bricker amendment serial ran on and on, and Georgia's veteran Democratic Senator Walter George was fed up. When the White House turned down his substitute amendment (TIME, Feb. 8), George rumbled: "There is no hope for compromise now." He took his proposal to the Senate floor and pressed for a vote. But in the U.S. Senate last week, patience was a necessary virtue—and Walter George would have to wait until a few more chapters ran their course. Among last week's episodes:

¶Ohio's Republican Senator John Bricker, badly in need of some face-saving after moving far from his original position, wanted...

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