The Nation: Connally's Return

It was almost as if John Connally's recent bribery trial was a trifling and unpleasant interlude. Scarcely a month after he was acquitted on charges of accepting a $10,000 gratuity from the American Milk Producers Inc., Richard Nixon's Treasury Secretary was pushing into the spotlight again, and actually talking, though obliquely, of running for President. Said he: "I'm not going to rule something like that out at this point."

In what was delicately billed as his "first major address since he has resumed speaking out on national and international affairs," Connally spoke at the World Trade Day Luncheon in Manhattan. He...

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