AMERICAN NOTES: Two Kinds of Losers

It must be a sad fate for any upstanding American corporation first to be harried into making large (and illegal) political donations and then to be forced to confess on threat of prosecution. Nonetheless, Special Watergate Prosecutor Archibald Cox has a little list of these corporate donors, all of which could face fines of up to $5,000, for making illegal contributions to the 1972 Republican national campaign.

Since Cox has indicated that he might be lenient with those that confess, the shamefaced corporations have been stepping forward—Gulf Oil Corp.

($100,000), Ashland Oil, Inc. ($100,-000), American Airlines ($55,000), Goodyear Tire & Rubber...

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