The Press: Reporter on the Job

To San Angelo. Texas (pop. 52,000), the murder was the biggest news in years. Wealthy Helen Harris Weaver. 51. wife of a prominent local architect, had tried to start up her Chevrolet one morning last month and been killed by a bomb planted under the hood and hooked up to the ignition system. Her husband. Harry, 67, told police he suspected that his ex-son-in-law, Harry Washburn, a down-and-out Houston contractor, was involved in the murder. Washburn, said Weaver, had been threatening the family and trying to extort money. But District Attorney Aubrey Stokes...

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