GOVERNMENT: Super Gravy Train?

One of the big scandals of the Harding Administration was in the Office of Alien Property. For accepting a $50,000 kickback on a World War I claim, OAP Custodian Thomas W. (for Woodnutt) Miller was sent to prison. OAP gradually went out of business, was revived in 1942 as a Justice Department division under Democratic Politico Leo Crowley. Since then it has controlled as much as $500 million worth of alien properties seized in World War II, still manages 39 active companies and assets of nearly $300 million.

Last week Wisconsin's Republican Senator...

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