At first the Senate's investigation of the Reconstruction Finance Corporation went along swimmingly. If Harry Truman wanted a fight over the report charging favoritism and undue influence in RFC loans, the Senators were more than willing to oblige. As a prime example of what they were talking about, they dug further into the case of E. Merl Young (TIME, Feb. 12), a slender, nervous man with Democratic National Committee and White House connections (e.g., his wife is a White House stenographer). In their earlier investigations, the Senators had found Young to be...

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