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In Texas, two arms merchants face heavy time

One defendant was a dour ex-CIA agent with dark, glowering eyes and a tight-lipped G. Gordon Liddy demeanor. The other was a jovial Englishman who smokes Cuban cigars, drives a $60,000 custom-made Cadillac convertible and cracks jokes about himself as a "good ole boy" who "drills a little oil and raises a little beef on his 2,000-acre ranch near Dallas. Their personalities may differ, but the two millionaires have much in common. Both Edwin Wilson and Ian Smalley were on trial in Texas, in unrelated but remarkably...

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