A Wolff in Sheik's Clothing: Abscam 's biggest TV special debuts in a Brooklyn court

Abscam 's biggest TV special debuts in a Brooklyn court

Wearing a gray suit and an even grayer expression, New Jersey Senator Harrison Williams Jr., 61, made his way into Brooklyn's U.S. District Court last week. He is the last suspect to be brought to trial on bribery and corruption charges in the Government's Abscam (for "Arab scam") case. A 22-year veteran of the Senate, he is also the most important figure to face a jury as a result of the FBI sting operation. Like the six U.S. Congressmen already tried and convicted on Abscam charges, Williams faces a barrage of electronic...

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