Pennsylvania: The Price of Victory

In his successful bid to upset Pennsylvania's Democratic machine in the May 17 primary, Gubernatorial Candidate Milton Shapp, 54, spent more money than any other candidate in the state's history. A self-made electronics millionaire, Shapp had lavishly ladled out $1.4 million by election day — all but $5,111 from his own pocket. Last week Shapp went before a Harrisburg court to explain in public audit just where some of the money went.

Shapp made extraordinary efforts to win the support of Philadelphia's huge Negro community. The Shapp campaign treasury paid $250 to a...

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