ANTITRUST: The Cautious Tiger

He is bald, cautious and professorial. He has earned no great prestige within his profession or even within his specialty. He is so nondescript, in fact, that his rather solemn-minded boss, U.S. Attorney General Elliot Richardson, seems positively charismatic by comparison. But if Assistant Attorney General Thomas E. Kauper (pronounced koy-per), 38, does not look like a tiger, he is beginning to act like one. In an Administration that has become all too cozy with big businessmen seeking influence, the chief of the Justice Department's antitrust division has kept up steady pressure...

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