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Pictured, left to right: (sitting) Senator William E. Borah, Herman Oliphant, General Counsel for Treasury; Senator William H. King, Utah; Senator Joseph C. O'Mahoney, of Wyoming and Chairman of the Committee; Rep. Hatton W. Sumners, of Texas and Vice Chairman; Thurman Arnold, Assistant Attorney General; and Rep. Edward C. Eicher of Iowa. Standing left to right: Richard C. Patterson, Jr., Assistant Secretary of Commerce; Garland S. Ferguson, Chairman of Federal Trade Commission; William O. Douglas, Chairman of S.E.C.; Isador Lubin Chief of Bureau of Labor Statistics, Department of Labor; and Rep. Edward H. Rees of Kansas.

The Congressional Executive Committee to investigate monopolies holding their first meeting, charting a course designed to determine the effect of concentrated wealth and power on business in 1938. And they're still at it! ;)

Photo courtesy of the Library of Congress, Harris & Ewing, photographer
at Congress, Washington D.C., Washington D.C. USA


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