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Dean's First Chairmanship

Dean's First Chairmanship

Broadcast: May 11, 1952
Added: Jun 09 2022

When Major Pierre Charles L'Enfant drew up the plans for the nation's capitol, he envisaged a city of magnificent vistas. What has sprung up instead is a magnificent hodgepodge, and lucky is the man who can find his way through its bewildering maze. Well, no less baffling in Washington D.C. is the labyrinth of social protocol. Witness for example, what happened to Senator Dean Edwards, when in the course of a regular session of Congress, he found himself the first chairman of a special committee - the Centennial Commission for the Commemoration of the Louisiana Purchase...