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Agnew / New York Times #198193

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 30, 1968
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(Studio) "New York Times" prints 3rd editorial criticizing Governor Spiro Agnew's past financial dealings. "Times" questions propriety not legality.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Staunton, Virginia) [AGNEW - says it's unfair when man doesn't have own newspaper to answer libel. Man admits mistake and boy tries to find easier way out. Tells "Times" editorial board to act with decency, like men, with intellectual honesty and let fresh air in. Vice Presidential candidate like being honorary punching bag.]
REPORTER: No reporter given

(Studio) "Times" says if it replies to Agnew speech, it'll be editorially. "Times" turns down retraction demand.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter

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