INVESTIGATIONS: Schnuffles & Flourishes

Two dapper young men stepped off a MATS plane in Paris last week and set forth on a whirlwind inspection tour. They were Roy Cohn, Senator Joe McCarthy's No. 1 investigator, and Gerard David

Schine, another McCarthy aide, and they had come to investigate the U.S. Information Service in Europe. Hamburg's Die Welt promptly dubbed them Schnuffler (snoopers), a name that dogged them through Europe. But in USIS centers from Berlin to Belgrade, all work ceased when they appeared.

Their specific mission, explained Schnuffler Cohn, was to "see if there's waste and...

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