National Affairs: A Romp with Pompadour

He was not opposed to foreign aid in general, Ohio Democrat Wayne Hays emphasized to the House during last week's debate on the $2.9 billion foreign aid authorization bill. But he was opposed to $600,000 earmarked under the bill for Dictator Rafael Trujillo's Dominican Republic, especially as, at the very same time, Rafael Trujillo Jr. was spending a bit of his $600,000 annual allowance on a $5,500 Mercedes-Benz and a $17,000 chinchilla coat in the U.S. for Cinemagyar Zsa Zsa Gabor (TIME, May 19). Predicted Ohio's Hays, with spade-calling confidence in his congressional...

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