LABOR: Order from the Court

As Teamster Boss James Riddle Hoffa sees it, the most serious threat to his job security lies in the three-man board of monitors fastened on him by a U.S. district court in 1958 to oversee his promised cleanup of the racket-riddled International Brotherhood of Teamsters. Consequently, Hoffa has kept his loo-member legal staff busy harassing the monitors in court, and helping him find other ways around them outside the court.

For a while he seemed to be outflanking the monitors successfully. Monitor Chairman Martin F. O'Donoghue, harried by anonymous callers at home...

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