National Affairs: Something for Louis

Wisconsin's Republican Senator Alexander Wiley said last October that the Senate should investigate the Office of Alien Property's "super gravy train" for friends of the Truman Administration. He asked for details on fees paid by the ten largest firms under its jurisdiction. Last week Wiley got a partial report. It covered the biggest alien company held by the Government, the Nazi-controlled General Aniline and Film Corp., and its sales-distribution organization, General Dyestuff Corp. Interesting item: Louis Johnson (Harry Truman's campaign fund raiser in 1948, Defense Secretary in 1949-50) and his law firm have collected $589,985 in fees and salaries from the...

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