Business: How Much Did Bill Miller Know?

Lingering questions bedevil the Treasury Secretary

" Am I ever to be free?" That plaintive question was asked two weeks ago by Treasury Secretary G. William Miller as the Senate Banking Committee debated the appointment of a special prosecutor to look into charges of foreign bribes and Defense Department slush funds while he was chairman of Textron Inc. Answered California Senator Alan Cranston sternly: "The lingering doubt remains, from which you may never be free, that perhaps you didn't really want to know or you would have ordered an investigation." Two years after the...

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