The Press: Visiting with Vesco

After fleeing prosecution on charges of masterminding a massive mutual-funds swindle and attempting to obstruct justice, Financier Robert Vesco has made himself about as accessible to newsmen as the Abominable Snowman. Thus it surprised the veteran journalists who had been trying to corner Vesco in his Costa Rican refuge that the first substantial interview with him appeared in the April 5 issue of the fledgling biweekly New Times—and was written by a novice, Neil Cullinan, a political science professor at Fort Valley State College in Georgia. Cullinan's coup was quickly matched by Washington...

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