THE ADMINISTRATION: The Enforcer Steps Down

When Will R. Wilson, head of the Justice Department's Criminal Division, was implicated in June in the financial wheelings and dealings of convicted Texas Swindler Frank Sharp (TIME, Sept. 13), it became only a matter of time before the chief enforcer of federal criminal laws would be forced to step down. Last week Wilson, a 25-year veteran of fighting crime and corruption, turned in a four-page letter of resignation to President Nixon. "Political enemies of the past, misplaced confidences and forces whose face I do not recognize have assailed my character," Wilson wrote. "I cannot permit any side issue...

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