National Affairs: Cash on the Whang Bang

The five-day ordeal of Frank Brewster, boss of the Teamsters Union's Western Conference, was nearly over. He hunched .. eagerly forward in his chair before the , U.S. Senate's McClellan committee, ready to head for the nearest exit and away from Washington at a moment's notice. : But first, Committee Chairman John MeClellan had a bill to total: the committee's investigation of the Teamsters' West Coast affairs, said Arkansas Democrat McClellan, indicated that $709,420.14 in union funds had been lost, strayed, stolen or was of a "questionable nature." Furthermore, Frank Brewster had signed...

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