In a Tradition

Williams gets the maximum

Teamsters President Roy L. Williams, suffering from emphysema, waited attentively last week in Chicago's U.S. District Court to be sentenced for his part in a bungled conspiracy to bribe then Senator Howard W. Cannon of Nevada. If anyone was moved by his illness, it was not U.S. District Judge Prentice H. Marshall, who slapped Williams, 68, with a provisional maximum sentence: 55 years in prison and a fine of $29,000.

Williams and four co-defendants were found guilty on Dec. 15 of conspiring to bribe Cannon by offering him choice Teamsters-owned property in Las Vegas at a $200,000 discount in...

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