National Affairs: Old Bones

Last week two skeletons of the Truman Administration rattled their old bones in two U.S. courtrooms: ¶In Washington, E. Merl Young, 38, got four months to two years in the penitentiary on four counts of perjury. His major offense: telling a Senate committee he had no connection with a $10 million RFC loan to the now defunct Lustron Corp.. though he recommended approval of the loan and resigned from RFC on the day the loan was granted (to become a Lustron executive). Young and his wife (who wore the Truman Administration's original mink coat when she was a White House...

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