Investigations: A Senator's Insurance

Did Walter Jenkins know of any arrangements whereby Don B. Reynolds, a business sidekick of Bobby Baker's, bought $1,208 in advertising on Lady Bird Johnson's Austin TV station in return for selling two $100,000 insurance policies on Lyndon Johnson's life?

The answer, in a sworn affidavit, was a flat no—but that was back on Dec. 16, 1963, when Jenkins was a top White House aide. Last week Jenkins answered again—and this time his no was a lot less than flat. He had meant on that other occasion that he had not known "of the specifics for the purchase of advertising."...

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