• Creator
  • U.S. Senate. Office of Senate Curator. ?-9999
  • Created Date
  • 1922-01-29
  • Publisher
  • Washington Evening Star
  • Description
  • Senator Porter James McCumber of North Dakota, chairman of the Senate Finance Committee, played a major role in the tariff bill. Congress had grappled with the many issues of tariff reform during 1921 and still had not reached agreement by early 1922. Cartoonist Clifford Berryman highlights the situation by having Senator McCumber attempting to crank a snow-covered and ice cold "new tariff' automobile. He vows: "I'll get her started shortly." ... more
    Senator Porter James McCumber of North Dakota, chairman of the Senate Finance Committee, played a major role in the tariff bill. Congress had grappled with the many issues of tariff reform during 1921 and still had not reached agreement by early 1922. Cartoonist Clifford Berryman highlights the situation by having Senator McCumber attempting to crank a snow-covered and ice cold "new tariff' automobile. He vows: "I'll get her started shortly." Eventually the Fordney-McCumber Tariff Act would be passed in September 1922. less
  • Rights
  • Unrestricted