Labor: You Bum!

Jimmy Hoffa, boss of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, is plenty tough. But last week was enough to test even Jimmy's mettle. In quick succession, he was hit by two court actions—one accusing him and a buddy of taking over $1,000,000 in payments from a trucking company, the other charging him with beating the daylights out of an enemy.

The man who said Hoffa had slugged him was Samuel Baron, 59, the 5-ft. 6½-in., 152-lb. field director of the Teamsters' warehouse division. Baron told how he and labor's little Napoleon had been feuding for years. During an argument in the...

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