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Agnew Resignation / Pol. Charges / White House #225661

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 10, 1973
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(Studio) Richardson reports pattern of cash payments to Agnew by contractors in court today.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Payments began during Spiro Agnew's term as county executive, through MD govship. up to December `72. Payment pattern explained involving I.H. Hammerman, Jerome Wolff, Allen Green, Lester Matz. Contractors involved in campaign contributions in return for state contracts not disclosed, but some completed projects by contractors named. State charges for same acts could be filed, leading to further indictments.
REPORTER: Fred Graham

(White House) Press Secretary Ronald Ziegler reports Nixon learned of Agnew's intentions last night before official copy sent to Secretary of State Henry Kissinger. President to begin search for new Vice President
REPORTER: Robert Pierpoint

Cronkite, Walter;
Graham, Fred;
Pierpoint, Robert

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