TRIALS: More Sour Milk

Investigations by Special Watergate Prosecutor Leon Jaworski's office led to convictions or guilty pleas for 27 aides and agents of former President Richard Nixon. Last week they were joined by a former top aide to a high-ranking Democrat. A federal court in Manhattan convicted Minneapolis Lawyer Jack L. Chestnut, 42, who managed Hubert Humphrey's comeback campaign for the Senate in 1970, of accepting $12,000 in illegal campaign contributions from Associated Milk Producers, Inc.

The AMPI is the largest U.S. dairy cooperative and one of the nation's most munificent backers of politicians. According to evidence presented to Watergate investigators, AMPI and two...

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