Pappy Passes the Biscuits

Straight, Michael
October 1941
New Republic;10/27/41, Vol. 105 Issue 17, p531
Focuses on Wilbert Lee O'Daniel, Texas Governor's return to Washington as Senator. Report that O'Daniel left for Washington after delivering his last speech as Texas Governor and when he arrived in Washington he went straight way to the White House to call on the President; Views of O'Daniel that the President had apparently left town because he was afraid of meeting him, when he came to know that the President was away on a fishing trip; Report that soon after his White House visit, O'Daniel joined the pilgrimage to the ranch home of statesman George Washington at Mount Vernon, Washington; His love for Texas; His view on the Second World War in the Senate; Introduction of a bill to outlaw closed-shop contracts by him; Treatment given to the bill that forced him to withdraw the bill and reintroduce a resolution providing for a constitutional amendment.


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