INVESTIGATIONS: Low Point for Joe

A new verb has been added to the American language by G.I.s in Europe. The verb is 'schine,' as in "You're schined from guard duty, soldier, and your chauffeur's waiting."

The reference, of course, is to Gerard David Schine, U.S. Army private,* leading figure in the case of McCarthy v. the Army. Last week in Washington, a lot of politicians were trying to schine out of involvement in the case.

Senator Joe McCarthy alternately battled for a key role in the investigation and mumbled that he hardly cared. In the end, it was not clear whether McCarthy...

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