THE ADMINISTRATION: Funny Business

It was 2½ years ago that the State Department first got reports that "funny business" was going on in the U.S. consulate at Hong Kong. State sent a foreign service officer from Washington to investigate. Last week the shocking results of the investigation were made public.

There had been funny business all right —two kinds of it, as the State Department told the story. First, its investigator discovered that four of the consulate's employees were homosexuals. He learned next that one of them, a chubby young (25) vice consul named John Wayne Clark Williams, was also running an illegal...

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