EEEK! A PACK RAT ON THE LOOSE

No one who knows Harold Ickes was surprised to learn that he walked out of the White House in January with thousands of documents. In a White House where files have a way of getting lost in closets, Ickes was the compulsive pack rat, a man known for keeping Eugene McCarthy campaign records in his basement. One friend, when told last week that Ickes left with at least 2,400 pages, said only, "Uh...is that all?"

No, as it turns out, that isn't all. Ickes was also carrying something of a grudge--but was it grudge enough to engage in political payback? Apparently....

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