"Thompson Says Walker Shifted On Voting Probe" - Robert Davis and Pamela Zekman - The Chicago Tribune

"Thompson Says Walker Shifted On Voting Probe" - Robert Davis and Pamela Zekman - The Chicago Tribune

by: Robert Davis, Pamela Zekman | publication date: October 27, 1972 | Publication: The Chicago Tribune | pages: 15

". . .United States Atty. James R. Thompson assailed Daniel Walker yesterday, charging that the Democratic candidate for governor has made an about-face on vote fraud in Chicago.  In a Federal Building press conference Thompson said he was "astounded" by charges Walker made Tuesday with Mayor Daley, that the federal grand jury vote fraud probe was nothing more than a Republican "campaign of vilification" to intimidate voters and the Democratic Party. . ."

The vote probe in Chicago becomes a campaign issue in the race for the Illinois governor.

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