THE FALL AND RISE OF BOB PACKWOOD

IN WASHINGTON, BOB PACKWOOD GOES BRISKLY ABOUT HIS BUSINESS, DASHING from budget-strategy meetings with majority leader Bob Dole to hotels where he makes public speeches about tax policy and then onto the sets of Sunday morning talk shows. The Senator from Oregon appears to be at the pinnacle of his career. But his dignified demeanor is at odds with the image he conjured up two years ago: a whirling dervish of sexual voracity who planted his lips on the mouths of shocked female elevator attendants, secretaries and lobbyists, snatched at women's clothes or stuck his hands under their shirts.

Packwood's road...

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