Investigations: Parties & Payments

Anyone who has followed the Bob by Baker case even vaguely knows of charges of a political payoff to help finance the 1960 presidential campaign and of reports that Baker used shapely party girls to help smooth the way for his shady deals. Last week the fact that there was indeed a lot of loose change floating around —$35,000, to be exact—was confirmed beyond a doubt, to whatever purpose it may have been used. And the Senate Rules Committee, reopening its hearings into the Baker affair, also began pinning down some of...

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