THE ADMINISTRATION: The Deep Freeze Set

Over the White House last week rose a nasty little scandal that had already hurt the Truman Administration, and might hurt it more. It swirled around the hulking, hapless figure of Major General Harry Vaughan, onetime militiaman, military aide to the President and the President's poker-playing pal.

A Senate subcommittee started it with its investigation of "five-percenters," the influential men-about-Washington who get Government contracts for businessmen for a fee. Almost every time the subcommittee lowered its dredge last week, it scooped up Amateur General Harry Vaughan. Each time he was hauled, dripping...

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