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In Illinois last week, some sweeping statements made trouble for candidates.

¶ Republican Governor William G. Stratton released what he said was a tape-recording of a lecture given two years ago by Joseph D. Lohman, a University of Chicago criminologist who is the Democratic candidate for sheriff of Cook County. Lohman was quoted as saying: "I don't know if you realize this or not, but did you ever know that police officers have a disproportionately high number of wives that were formerly prostitutes?" The Chicago policemen's wives association, a militant group, threatened legal...

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