TITLE

The Bottom Line

AUTHOR(S)
Osborne, John
PUB. DATE
September 1979
SOURCE
New Republic;9/22/79, Vol. 181 Issue 12, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on a lawsuit filed against Hamilton Jordan, chief political strategist for United States President Jimmy Carter, which alleged that he sniffed cocaine while at the Studio 54 nightclub in Manhattan, New York. Link of the lawsuit to the offer to former assistant attorney general Mitchell Rogovin to return to the Justice Department as deputy attorney general; Investigation of the case by federal agents; Indictment of the Studio 54 owners for obstruction of justice.
ACCESSION #
11278053

 

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