TAXATION: Peek Pique

So bitterly at odds with his brain-trust associates in 1933 was AAAdministrator George Nelson Peek that he rejected the services of AAA Counsel Jerome Frank, hired a Washington lawyer as his personal attorney, paid him $4,603 salary out of his own pocket. Eventually leaving the New Deal's service, stubborn Mr. Peek removed himself completely from its good graces when he plumped for Alf Landon (TIME, Oct. 12). Last week, when he petitioned the Board of Tax Appeals for redress, it was revealed that the Bureau of Internal Revenue, rejecting piqued Mr. Peek's...

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