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The House communications subcommittee is expected to report out a good bill calling for the states to match federal funds.
This year's Senate measure would provide each state and the District of Columbia with $1,000,000 to be used in support of private, state, or municipal ETV efforts.
The funds would be used for equipment, not for land, buildings, or operation.
The relatively few communities that have educational stations have found them of considerable value.
But, lacking money from commercial sponsors, the stations have had difficulties meeting expenses or improving their service.
Other communities- the ones to be aided most by the Senate bill- have had difficulty starting such stations because of the high initial cost of equipment.
Sam Rayburn was a good man, a good American, and, third, a good Democrat.
He was all of these rolled into one sturdy figure; Mr Speaker, Mr Sam, and Mr Democrat, at one and the same time.
The House was his habitat and there he flourished, first as a young representative, then as a forceful committee chairman, and finally in the post for which he seemed intended from birth, Speaker of the House, and second most powerful man in Washington.
Mr Rayburn was not an easy man to classify or to label.
He was no flaming liberal, yet the New Deal, the Fair Deal and the New Frontier needed him.