Politics & Government

September 30, 2008

Ex-Veco chief describes former friendship with Stevens

The self-made Alaska construction executive whose testimony could bring to an end the 40-year Senate career of Ted Stevens took the stand Tuesday in the corruption case against his former fishing buddy and friend. Bill Allen, the founder of Veco Corp. and the star witness in Stevens' trial, spoke fondly and with admiration of the 84-year-old Republican senator.

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