National Affairs: THE CASE OF PRIVATE SCHINE

Excerpts from the Army's 34-page report:

MID-JULY, 1953

Major General Miles Reber, then chief of the Army Legislative Liaison, received a phone call stating that Senator McCarthy desired to see him. He went to the Senator's office, and Senator McCarthy there informed General Reber that he was very interested in securing a direct commission for Mr. G. David Schine, a consultant to the Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations, on the basis of Mr. Schine's education, business experience and prior service with the Army Transport Service.

Senator McCarthy said that speed was desirable, since Mr. Schine might be inducted into the armed forces under the...

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