THE CONGRESS: Dull but Important

The entire U. S. industrial system, "a vast and complex organic growth," was last week laid out on a long slab in the marble caucus room of the Senate Office Building for examination piercing and profound. Lest the gigantic creature cry out or have hysterics, it was at once given a general anesthetic. Senator Joseph Christopher O'Mahoney of Wyoming, chairman of the Temporary National Economic Committee created last spring by Presidential message and joint Congressional action, had already administered repeated injections of soothing reassurance, viz: "This is not a punitive investigation....

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