The Press: The Fall-Out

After four months of tireless investigation, the law last week finally pointed its finger at the acid thrower who blinded Labor Columnist Victor Riesel (TIME. April 16). The assailant, a 22-year-old hoodlum named Abraham Telvi, who got $1,000 for the brutal job, had already come to crude, ironic justice: he was the victim of a gangland murder triggered by his own hand. But the FBI seized two accomplices linked to labor rackets in New York's garment industry and put together this outline of the crime:

When the New York Daily Mirror's syndicated labor expert left a radio broadcast in Manhattan late one...

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