Search the Archive

US-USSR / Grain Trade #22512

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Sep 21, 1972
View other clips in this broadcast →

Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.

(Studio) Republican national chairperson Robert Dole says Senator McGovern jeopardizes US-USSR grain trade with charges against Nixon administration Claims no indication of unethical behavior by administration Controversy over FBI investigation develops. Issue: Did Vice President Agnew err in saying FBI investigating, when not the case? Some say Agnew statement spurred Nixon call for investigation.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Nashville, Tennessee) Agnew stung by reports he fumbled in premature announcement of FBI grain deal investigation. At news conference Agnew includes Congress in criticism. [AGNEW - says report of his fumble untrue.] Irritated, he shuts off further questions, saying whole mess semantics. White House denies any mix-up in communications between White House and Agnew.
REPORTER: Bill Gill

Reporter(s):
Gill, Bill;
Reasoner, Harry
Duration:
00:02:40

Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.

Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:

  • You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
  • You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
  • If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.

If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.