What Clifford And Altman Did Wrong

When it came time to defend his role in the seamy saga of Bank of Credit & Commerce International, Clark M. Clifford displayed much of what made him a Washington institution for almost half a century. He adroitly explained to the House Banking Committee how a man who had helped Democratic Presidents create the Truman Doctrine, finance the Marshall Plan, and begin peace talks with North Vietnam had been misled by BCCI's shadowy owners.

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