TITLE

Wilbur's Watergate

AUTHOR(S)
Jackson, Brooks
PUB. DATE
September 1974
SOURCE
New Republic;9/14/74, Vol. 171 Issue 11, p9
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the controversy regarding the 1972 Democratic presidential nomination of Wilbur Mills in the U.S. Drawbacks of political campaigns of Mills; Reports of illegal corporate payments from the milk producers, from Gulf Oil Corp. and 3M Co.; Opposition to the candidacy of Mills by Judy Petty, a veteran of the late Governor Winthrop Rockefeller's insurgent Republican faction; Plans of Mills to launch a campaign against Petty; Provision of funds to the presidential campaign of Nixon, by milk producers; Refusal of Joseph P. Johnson, to testify information about the campaign funds, before the Watergate committee on grounds of possible self-incrimination; Political rivalry with Judy Petty; Finance scandal in the campaign.
ACCESSION #
9929827

 

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