TITLE

MR. BURNS

AUTHOR(S)
Crowley, Michael
PUB. DATE
March 1996
SOURCE
New Republic;3/4/96, Vol. 214 Issue 10, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Offers a look at the qualities and achievements of New Jersey prosecutor Michael Chertoff that led him to be appointed as the chief counsel to the U.S. Senate Whitewater Committee. Assumption of Senator Alfonse D'Amato to the chairmanship of committee; Difference between the investigation strategy of independent counsel Kenneth Starr and the committee; Resemblance of Chertoff to Montgomery Burns, the fictitious character on the TV program "The Simpsons"; Speculations on the alliance of Chertoff with the Whitewater Committee.
ACCESSION #
9602217665

 

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