Sequels: All for Love

"By God," Frank Boykin proclaimed indefatigably, "everything's made for love." And during his 28 years as U.S. Representative from Alabama, omnia vicit amor. Wrapped perennially in a white linen suit, his huge (250 lbs.) frame topped by a theatrical thatch of silver hair, he looked like a cartoonist's Claghorn—and spent money like a Dixie Gatsby. At one celebrated Boykinalia in 1949, nearly every VIP in Washington came to Frank's house to sample a potpourri from his favorite huntin' and fishin' spots. There was salmon from Quebec, pheasant from the Dakotas, antelope from...