Barbed Farewell

A blast at Reaganomics

Unusually modest for a politician, Pennsylvania Congressman Marc Lincoln Marks admits that he has had a "very undistinguished" three-term career in the House. A moderate Republican, he had loyally supported Reagan's economic program in what he called "my own best political interests." But as the white-haired lawmaker spent 19 days in the Bethesda National Naval Medical Center undergoing treatment for a chronic back problem, he brooded about his pro-Reagan votes. "I had a gut feeling that I was wrong," he recalls. "I should have paid attention to it. I...

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