Nation: Probing the Peanut Puzzle

Did Billy Carter cook the books of the family warehouse? ou know what the problem is? Yankees can't keep up with a fast-talking Georgia boy."

With that burst of regional pride, Jimmy Hayes, 32, tried to explain last week why a visiting reporter from the Washington Post, way up north, had interviewed him at length and then printed such a story. Hayes had good reason to be groping for an explanation: the Post had quoted him as saying that he and Billy Carter had deliberately falsified records concerning loans from the National Bank of...

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