WATERGATE: Connolly's Spilt Milk

Though he was one of the stalwarts of the Nixon Administration, privy to its innermost secrets, eloquent in its defense, John Connally was barely grazed by the Watergate scandals as they unfolded. But last week he appeared perilously close to being dealt what may be a politically fatal blow. Despite his denials that he has done anything improper, he is under investigation by a Watergate grand jury and faces possible indictment for his role in the raising of campaign contributions from the free-spending milk producers. The Texas whirlwind may have good reason to...

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