"Excuse me, Mr. Justice Douglas, sir," he said.
Justice Douglas looked up from his newspaper.
"I am conducting an investigation into the striped bass situation," said the investigator. "I know you're a great fisherman and I wondered if I could get an opinion from you about the striper?"
Justice Douglas rattled his newspaper and shook his head.
"I fish for smallmouth bass," he said.
The investigator thanked him and backed away.
On the plane the investigator took stock. He was beginning to feel as frustrated as Sergeant Joe Friday of the Dragnet television program just before the middle commercial. Where was the truth about the striper? Where, indeed, was the striper?