INVESTIGATIONS: Hold that Tiger!

When he got the hook after two months and three days as a political whitewing, Newbold Morris began acting for all the world like a tiger being dragged out of a meatshop. "We've got rid of Howard McGrath, and it took only two months," he cried. "If they gave me six months we would have gotten others." Judge James P. McGranery, McGrath's successor as Attorney General, he added, was "a real whitewasher."

Although Morris had managed to do little during his tour in Washington but print up some questionnaires, make enemies, and get asked embarrassing questions about his part in a...

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