INVESTIGATIONS: The Terrifying Teamsters

Arkansas' cautious, conservative Democratic Senator John McClellan peered around the U.S. Senate's crowded caucus room, squinted into television's bright lights, and permitted himself a rare extravagance: he and the seven other members of a special Senate committee were about to start work on a "stupendous" job. Lawyer McClellan was not far wrong. The job: investigating labor racketeering. The starting point: the mighty (1,400,000 members) International Brotherhood of Teamsters and its activities in the Pacific Northwest, home bailiwick of Teamsters' President Dave Beck (who was conspicuous last week by his continued...

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