THE FOREIGN FOUL-UP

A CAMPAIGN-FINANCE SCANDAL SINKS A STAR DEMOCRATIC FUND RAISER

When a South Korean businessman expressed interest last April in being photographed with Bill Clinton, the Democratic National Committee was only too happy to sell him a $50,000 ticket to a presidential fund raiser. At first the deal worked precisely the way these things are supposed to. John Lee's company bought not one ticket but five; then Lee attended the dinner with several associates and walked away with his pictorial reward. All seemed fine until two weeks ago, when a reporter from the Los Angeles Times phoned the D.N.C. with a question. Why, the reporter wanted to know, had a foreign...

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