Finch Defense Attacks Murder for Hire Plot
Sen. Everett Dirksen (R-Ill.) praises President Eisenhower on the anniversary of his first inauguration, saying that Eisenhower and Vice President Richard Nixon had brought to the country a "deeply inspired" administration "that had reversed the course of government intrusion into the private lives of Americans." Dirksen also noted the end of the Korean war and added that during Eisenhower's term, "no American young men have left their life's blood on some foreign battlefield."
|Jan. 21, 1960: The defense in the trial of Carole Tregoff and Dr. R. Bernard Finch says that they weren’t trying to arrange a murder for hire, but were attempting to set up a compromising situation with Finch’s wife that would aid divorce proceedings. |