The Press: Non-Expos

"FOUNDATION PAID CONNALLY $225,000 WHILE GOVERNOR." The New York Times headline last week was modest in size, but it carried the unmistakable flavor of expose.

Starting on page one and jumping to a six-column spread was a story laboriously pieced together on the financial connections between President Nixon's nominee for Secretary of the Treasury, John Connally, and the late Texas oil tycoon Sid W. Richardson. The article reported that when Richardson died in 1959, Connally was named one of three executors of the $105 million estate. In 1963 he became Governor of Texas....

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