THE CABINET: Time and Truth

From an office in Washington to a hotel suite at Atlantic City, Harry M. Daugherty went. He faced the future jauntily, faced reporters with banter. Behind him he left his resignation as Attorney General and a Senate investigation whose boiling died into simmering as he drew farther away.

The final break with the President, so often foretold, came at last on a by-issue. The Senate investigating committee requested authority for its representative to go through such files of the Department of Justice as it might designate. The Attorney General refused the...

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