SCANDALS: The Lockheed Mystery (Contd.)

Like the Watergate scandal from which it once sprouted, the Lockheed scandal seems to have acquired a quality of indestructibility. Even when the charges of corruption are officially denied, they keep reappearing as rumors and innuendoes. Last week, as the scandal once again rippled across Europe, a parliament debated whether to prosecute a prince, a Premier was publicly accused of graft, and a former Defense Minister repeated his assertions that he had done nothing wrong. The only certainty was that the Lockheed Aircraft Corp., the largest defense contractor in the U.S., has...

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