BETRAYED BY HIS KISSES

PACKWOOD'S FINAL HOURS: AN INSIDE LOOK AT HOW THE MOUNTING ANGER OF HIS COLLEAGUES ENDED HIS 27-YEAR CAREER

Bob Packwood tossed restlessly in bed on Wednesday night. He had ended the day with an in-your-face vow on Larry King Live that he was not going to quit his Senate post. Yet he was sleepless, pondering the prospect of an expulsion by his Senate colleagues. At about 1 a.m., the Oregon Republican told TIME, his ruminations were interrupted by the click of the air conditioning switching off. As he strained to see the time on his electric clock, Packwood realized there was a power outage. Worried that he might not have adequate light to groom himself for the morning talk...

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