GAMBLING: Big Show In Miami

Investigations into illegal gambling in the U.S. tend to be as stylized as burlesque shows. But some are more entertaining than others; there have been few finer examples of the phenomenon than the Senate hearings on Florida crime, conducted in Miami last week by Tennessee's agile Senator Estes Kefauver. The Senator and his investigators managed to half unveil such titillating glimpses of skulduggery and to inspire such righteously innocent denials that even hardened Miamians seemed fascinated.

This was no mean tribute. Few states have done as much as Florida in demonstrating how...

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