National Affairs: Missing Witness

After seven weeks of studying the peculiar Washington species known as influence-peddlers, the Senate Investigating subcommittee had discovered some distinctive markings and characteristics. The finest specimens claim Missouri as their habitat, have at least a nodding acquaintance with Harry Truman, a much chummier relationship with his aides and advisers, and can buzz in & out of the White House at will. They also have a great fondness for crisp currency.

Last week Senate investigators had a chat with a quietly dressed Washington five-percenter named Glenn P. Boehm, who had such characteristics in abundance. Not only is he a Missourian, he also knows...

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