INVESTIGATIONS: The Appearance of Evil

After the closing of Tax Scandals of 1951-52, it might have been thought that Truman & Co.'s Bureau of Internal Revenue had been mined out as a source of high-grade show material. But last week a House Ways & Means Subcommittee headed by New Jersey's Robert W. Kean stuck an investigative spade into the same rich lode and dug up not only a fresh scandal but a new feature character,

The new face was Welburn S. Mayock, Washington lawyer, loyal Democrat and self-styled "political manager." Now a grizzled, paunchy 59, Mayock began politicking as a 14-year-old Democratic precinct worker in...

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