INVESTIGATIONS: The Man Who Wrote a Book

The long-run melodrama When Did You Stop Beating Anti-Communists? (Senator Joseph McCarthy, producer, director and star) introduced a new performer last week. He was Reed Harris, 43, deputy administrator of the International Information Administration, which includes the Voice of America. Witness Harris showed a bureaucrat's tendency to engage in long-winded arguments with his pursuers; nevertheless, when the curtain fell, he was still ahead of the bloodhounds.

What made Harris an especially inviting quarry was that back in 1932 he had a hasty, hot-eyed book, King Football, which damned the colleges for...

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