Labor: Elusive Heel

If Teamsters' Boss Jimmy Hoffa has an Achilles' heel, the Justice Department has yet to find it. The department has brought him to trial six times within the past decade. Twice it has won convictions. Yet elusive Jimmy has yet to spend a day in jail as a result. And he still has unchallenged command of the biggest (1,750,000 members), most powerful union in the U.S.

Last week the Supreme Court agreed to review Hoffa's conviction on charges of tampering with a Nashville jury in a 1962 federal trial, for which he was sentenced in 1964 to eight years in jail...

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