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Campaign `72 / Agnew and Hecklers #220748

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Nov 02, 1972
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(Studio) At Agnew rally, heckler punched. Victim charged with disrupting peace; attacker with nothing. Agnew responded to heckler, reading his remarks. Heckler, George Katzioficas, antiwar activist, denies being part of planned incident, as does puncher.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Los Angeles, California) [AGNEW - denies demonstration was planned. Acknowledges he had prepared notes to deal with hecklers. Says protesters interfere with his right to free speech with brown-shirt tactics. Indicates possible need for new laws to curb such protests.]
REPORTER: Barry Serafin

Cronkite, Walter;
Serafin, Barry

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