AMERICAN NOTES: Head Count

This is the season when federal departments issue annual reports. In at least one case, 1973 proved to be a year of—well, notable achievements, to put it mildly. In a press release accompanying the Department of Justice's report, under the heading "Other Major Accomplishments or Significant Activities," Attorney General William Saxbe said without comment: "The former Vice President, two former Cabinet officers, three Congressmen, a former Senator and a federal judge were indicted, convicted or sentenced. More than 51 indictments of state and local officers were also returned."

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