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A HOFFA RISES AGAIN

As an eight-year-old child, James P. Hoffa was often lured away and could not join other kids in punting footballs or sledding on icy streets. Instead, he was...

CRIME: Hunting for Hoffa

For a while, it looked like a gold rush—a small army of diggers descending on a 29-acre site some six miles west of Pontiac, Mich. They were led by state...

LABOR: Hoffa Home Free

Four years and nine months ago, after strenuous efforts by the Kennedy Administration to get him jailed, Teamster Boss James Hoffa walked through the gates of...

People, Oct. 20, 1975

Former President Richard M. Nixon assiduously wooed the Teamsters Union during his Administration and even commuted the prison sentence of its popular...

The Press: Flimflam Man

David Halberstam's CBS chronicles do not include the network's latest misadventure in pursuit of news. Two weeks ago Clarence Newton ("Chuck") Medlin, 49,...

INVESTIGATIONS: The Teamsters' Friend

Special Watergate Prosecutor Archibald Cox, TIME has learned, is investigating reports that Teamsters Union officials used their influence in 1972 to collect...

Letters, Sep. 23, 1957

Labor on Trial Sir: Wonderful America—a racketeer is candidate for president of a 1.4 million-member labor union and makes the cover of the best news...

National Affairs: Round-Up Time

Most of Detroit's industrial workers had long since been corralled by the C.I.O.'s big industrial unions, but there were still plenty of unbranded mavericks...

Railroads: Victory for Piggybacks

Despite the all-out opposition of James Hoffa's Teamsters Union, U.S. railroads last week won a crucial battle in their campaign to regain some of the business...

Espionage: One That Got Away

Arrested in New York City last October was a Russian U.N. employee named Igor Melekh. Together with one Willie Hirsch, a German-born alien, Melekh was charged...

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