Swapping Indictments

Lewin, Nathan
May 1978
New Republic;5/6/78, Vol. 178 Issue 18, p15
Focuses on the allegation by U.S. Attorney General Griffin Bell against retired official of U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) John J. Kearney. Accusation of wiretapping and letter-opening on Kearney; Information on argument pertaining to case of Kearney's charges; Announcement made by Bell that criminal charges were being filed in Washington against L. Patrick Gray, the former acting FBI director; Report that the Justice Department's announcement of Gray indictment was deliberately coincide with the dismissal of the Kearney case; Information that Gray is charged with a conspiracy to violate civil rights by authorizing burglaries.


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