Mr. Curley, the Famed Underdog

"It's just a political move. I'm being persecuted."

The mellifluous voice was familiar. The 225-lb. body, superbly carried, the pouched eyes, the air of expensive splendor were familiar too. Most familiar of all was the role. Massachusetts' former Governor and present Democratic National Committeeman, Boston's three-time Mayor, Congressman James Michael Curley has again been indicted, is again the underdog.

This time Curley wriggled under the hottest spotlight he has yet faced— indictment by a Federal grand jury. The charge: Curley and five other men (including Donald Wakefield Smith, a former member of NLRB) used...

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