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...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now

Subscribe
Subscribe

Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on TIME.com

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!