INVESTIGATIONS: I Guess I Am a Softy

Hell hath no fury like a reformer caught in a saloon, even if he is only having a short beer. As President Truman's cleanup man, New York's dressy, blue-blooded Republican Newbold Morris has been having a terrible time with a similar embarrassment—a connection (TIME, March 17) with the Chinese tanker scandal. But when he sat down last week to be questioned by Senate investigators, he seemed determined to keep cool, smile, smile, smile, let superior reason (his) prevail, and thus sweep all before him. Result: he alternated between anger, self-pity, exaggerated...

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