NEW YORK: Over the Bridge

Inspired by what happened when Governor Herbert Lehman gave young Thomas Edmund Dewey a free hand to clean up New York County (Manhattan) as special prosecutor three years ago. pugnacious little Mayor Fiorello H. LaGuardia this year got a Dewey of his own for New York City's five far-flung boroughs. Created under the new city charter was a $10,000 job, the Mayor's Commissioner of Investigation. Picked for it was a plump young Brooklyn lawyer, William B. Herlands, 32 to Lawyer Dewey's 36 and equally diligent, who had worked with Tom Dewey in...

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