A hearing in front of the United States Senate's Kefauver Committee investigating crime and interstate commerce. Panel including Chairman Kefauver (Tennessee) in the hearing along with other committee members Herbert R. O'Conor (Maryland); Lester Hunt (Wyoming); Charles Tobey (New Hampshire); Alexander Wiley (Wisconsin). Scenes of former prosecutor and former New York City Mayor, William O'Dwyer, being interviewed about Kid Twist Reles and Albert Anastasia. Then O'Dwyer questioning the campaign fundraising ethics of the committee member Charles Tobey and the committee member angrily defending himself. Then views of Frank Costello on the stand. He is asked about what he has done for his country and replies with the famous "Paid my tax" response. Laughter breaks out among those in attendance.
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