INVESTIGATIONS: Beneath Contempt

Bernard Goldfine was back in his Boston, and his friend Sherman Adams was still at his White House desk—but by no means was all right with their world last week. With slow-moving precision, Arkansas' Oren Harris got his House Subcommittee on Legislative Oversight to vote a unanimous recommendation that Goldfine be cited for contempt of the House for his refusal to answer 22 questions during gaudy hearings before the subcommittee on the operations of his Boston real estate companies. Then Chairman Harris got the parent House Interstate and Foreign Commerce Committee to add its unanimous endorsement. This virtually assured...

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