INVESTIGATIONS: The Clam & the Surgeon

Elegantly outfitted and wearing a vacant smile, Influence Peddler Henry Grunewald stepped back into the spotlight on Capitol Hill last week. It had been 16 months since the mysterious Grunewald first appeared before the House subcommittee investigating the Bureau of Internal Revenue. At that time, he went clam-quiet after revealing no more than his name and age. Last week, having pleaded guilty to contempt of Congress, Grunewald was trying to talk his way into a light sentence. But he was still part clam, opening his shell only when it suited his convenience,...

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