DEMOCRATS: Speaking of Funds

Democrats were enjoying a triumphant laugh over the Nixon case until it reminded Kent Chandler of another story about a fund. When he told it, the Democrats had their own troubles.

Chandler, former mayor of Lake Forest, Ill., and vice chairman of A.B. Dick Co., mimeograph machines, fired off a telegram to Stevenson. He wanted to know how Stevenson squared the Democratic attack on Nixon with what Stevenson himself had said in favor of private subsidies to public employees. Chandler further charged: "As governor of Illinois, you personally promoted a similar cash fund contributed by private individuals which was paid to...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!