THE GOLDFINE PRESSAGENTS FORGOT: Pols, Dummies & Deals

In New England, Pols, Dummies & Deals

HIS friendship with Bernard Goldfine, testified Staff Chief Sherman Adams before the House Special Subcommittee on Legislative Oversight last month, was "not a casual one nor one of recent origin." It was because he knew Goldfine so well that Adams was willing to vouch for him as "an upright and honest citizen, trustworthy and reliable." Whether Goldfine actually fits that description, whether he is the sort of businessman from whom public officials can accept gifts without having to return favors, remains the central issue in the Adams-Goldfine case despite distracting Goldfine...

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