Trials: The Secret of Box G-302

It took twelve days of tangled, often tedious testimony to sift through the evidence. Then at week's end the jury of six men and six women filed out of the District of Columbia U.S. Courthouse's overheated Courtroom 21 to begin their deliberations on Bobby Baker's fate. Baker firmly denied the accusations embodied in his nine-count federal indictment for larceny, tax evasion and fraud. He did, however, admit to one piece of chicanery. Returning to the witness stand before the defense rested its case, the former Senate Democratic secretary once again invoked Old...

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