AUTOS: Attack on G.M.

From a publicity standpoint, Senator Joseph C. O'Mahoney's four-week investigation of General Motors was turning out to be a dismal flop. Finally, last week, Joe O'Mahoney landed his antitrust hearings on Page One. To a packed Senate hearing room he brought 14 G.M. dealers (out of 17,000) who charged that they had been badly used by G.M. Among their complaints:

¶ J. Ed Travis Jr., a St. Charles, Mo. Buick, Pontiac and G.M.C. truck dealer, said that three years after he was awarded a silver tray for sales achievements, all three...

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