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Nelson / Dairy Money Controversy #478025

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Jul 31, 1974
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(Studio) Former head of nation's biggest dairy coop, Harold Nelson, pleads guilty to conspiring to bribe John Connally. Connally indicted earlier in week on charges stemming from milk money controversy. Connally denies taking money. Nelson's testimony hurt Connally and Jake Jacobsen. Nelson also admits conspiring to make illegal campaign contributions; $100,000 sent to President' lawyer Herbert Kalmbach in `69. Film of Nelson leaving ctroom. shown. Prosecutors now have 3 witnesses against Connally: Nelson, Jacobsen and Bob Lilly.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Chancellor, John

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