National Affairs: Lawyers & Flacks Made Goldfine a Production

"YOU WILL BE GREAT!!"

PRINTED in block letters with bright red grease pencil at the top of the first page of the statement read last week by Bernard Goldfine to the House Special Subcommittee on Legislative Oversight were the encouraging words "YOU WILL BE GREAT!!" Author of the inspirational message: Manhattan Pressagent (and TV Performer) John Reagan ("Tex") McCrary Jr. Coauthor: Washington Lawyer Roger Robb If nothing else, the words reminded Goldfine that he had behind him one of the gaudiest retinues of lawyers and flacks in the whole history of congressional...

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