Nation: A Jolt for Jimmy

The U.S. Justice Department has put numberless grand juries to work trying to dig up dirt on Teamsters Union Boss Jimmy Hoffa. During the past seven years, Hoffa was haled into federal courts four times on various charges—and four times he walked away laughing. But last week Justice Department Aide Walter Sheridan bolted out of a Chattanooga federal courtroom and put in a telephone call to his boss. "We made it!" Sheridan barked happily. "Nice work," said Attorney General Robert Kennedy, who has been making the downfall of Hoffa a principal target of his considerable zeal for seven years. Now...

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