Nation: Coke Case

Now: California parties

For three weeks, the FBI has been investigating allegations that White House Chief of Staff Hamilton Jordan snorted cocaine at New York City's Studio 54 in 1978. The charges were made by Disco Owners Steve Rubell and Ian Schrager, who are under indictment for income tax evasion. Last week one of their associates sent investigators off in a new direction, across the country to California. This time the allegation is that Jordan attended two parties in Beverly Hills in October 1977 at which cocaine was used.

Jordan was indeed in Beverly Hills that month, along with Carter Advisers Patrick Caddell...

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