POLITICS: Milkmen Skimming Off More Cream

Drop by drop, evidence has accumulated since last fall that milk producers are among the most munificent backers of political campaigns in the U.S. Investigators for the Senate Watergate committee and Special Prosecutor Leon Jaworski believe that the milkmen contributed as much as $737,000 to President Nixon's 1972 re-election campaign, much of it illegally. Moreover, officers of the nation's largest dairy cooperative, Associated Milk Producers, Inc. (AMPI), admitted last week that the gift to the President's campaign was only part of a five-year scheme to help friendly politicians, both Democrats and...

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