Investigations: Tauter & Tauter

The 1,500-mile lines between Pecos, Texas, and Washington, D.C., were getting tauter and tauter as the Billie Sol Estes scandal hotted up. Last week Assistant Secretary of Labor Jerry R. Holleman, 42, a Texas politician and former president of the state A.F.L.-C.I.O., resigned after admitting that he had accepted a $1,000 gift last January from Estes "to help ends meet." Just two days before Holleman confirmed that he had asked Estes and other Texans to pick up the tab for a January dinner Labor Secretary Arthur Goldberg gave for Lyndon Johnson, but...

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