TRIALS: Some Circulatory Problems

Striding back and forth across the Washington courtroom, lacing his low, even voice at ripe moments with sarcasm and incredulity, Defense Counsel Edward Bennett Williams bored away at the witness in 5½ relentless hours of crossexamination. The target of Williams' searching volley of questions was Attorney Jake Jacobsen, principal accuser of Williams' distinguished client: John B. Connally, 58, three times Governor of Texas and former Secretary of the Treasury. Connally stands charged with accepting a $10,000 gratuity from Jacobsen as a payoff for influencing President Nixon to increase federal milk price...

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