The Kinko's Connection

Now that they have opened the anthrax-laced letter to Senator Pat Leahy and determined that it is virtually identical to the one sent to Senator Tom Daschle, where do federal gumshoes go next? FBI sources tell TIME that one promising avenue for investigation lies in the fact that the letter was photocopied. Most people don't realize that photocopy machines leave a "fingerprint" as the result of tiny scratches and dirt on the photocopier's glass and optical system. The FBI lab will examine the Leahy letter for these tiny anomalies. Goal: to figure out what kind of copier the terrorist used and...