Conservative Sensationalism

September 1977
National Review;9/16/1977, Vol. 29 Issue 36, p1038
The article focuses on the financial affairs between Budget Director Bert Lance and a bank in New York City. Lance borrowed 2.7 million dollars from the bank to purchase the shares of the National Bank of Georgia. However, William Safire of the "New York Times" has commented that Lance used his public job to buy the shares.


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