SCANDALS: LEGAL IMMUNITY IS FINGER-LICKIN' GOOD

LEGAL IMMUNITY IS FINGER-LICKIN' GOOD

Chicken king DON TYSON, long one of independent counsel DONALD SMALTZ's prime targets in the investigation of former Agriculture Secretary MIKE ESPY, has been thrown a bone. Summoned before a grand jury last week, Tyson, the retired chairman of Tyson Foods, was planning to take the Fifth when he was corralled in the hallway and offered immunity by Smaltz's team. It's a deal, replied the astonished Tyson. For two days he testified about his few contacts with Espy and the small favors, like tickets to a Dallas Cowboys playoff game, he provided for him. Smaltz, who has made many enemies during...

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