Washington: Sam, Call Capitol Hill!

Sam, Call Capitol Hill!

While he was Ronald Reagan's Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, Samuel Pierce was known as Silent Sam. Now, amid a burgeoning scandal at HUD, he is courting a new nickname: Invisible Sam. The House subcommittee on employment and housing would like to question him again, but, says a member, "finding him is tough."

Investigators contacting Pierce's old Manhattan law firm were told he resigned in 1981. They would check his business address, but he doesn't have one. The searchers believe he lives in New York. Exactly where? Nobody knows. When he is in Washington, he stays with a friend. Who?...

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