CBS Evening News for Thursday, Jul 04, 1974
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(Studio) Hubert Humphrey's campaign finances under probe.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd
(Waverly, Minnesota) Howard Hughes' contribution to Humphrey's `72 campaign under probe; details given by Hughes' former aid Robert Maheu. [HUMPHREY - admits he presented Hughes' case with regard to underground testing to AEC, but he didn't receive money for his campaign as result.] Milk money contributions also under investigation; details given. [HUMPHREY - denies special favors given milk industry in return for contributions.) Laundering of milk money looked into by Jaworski's office. Humphrey's campaign manager Jack Chestnut allegedly involved in matter. [HUMPHREY - says corporation contributions under probe.] Blind trust also controversial; trust run by friend Dwayne Andreas. [HUMPHREY - can't understand criticism to his giving own money to campaign.)
REPORTER: Lesley Stahl
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