CBS Evening News for Friday, Aug 17, 1973
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(Studio) Vice President Spiro Agnew releases financial records to United States attorney George Beall in Baltimore, Maryland with regard to corruption allegations in MD.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd
(DC) August 8, 1973, Agnew press conference reviewed with regard to Maryland contractors. Agnew probe began with kickback charges involving local officials and contractors in Townsontown, county seat of Baltimore Cnty. Agnew's pol. career began here in 1962. Jerome Wolff, president Greiner Company subsidiary, tells of payments to Spiro Agnew for federal and state contracts. Allen I. Green insists cash payments delivered to Agnew; Lester Matz relates similar incidents. Agnew denies any connection with Maryland bribery and kickback charges. Film from Agnew dinner May, `72, shown. Contributions from engineering firms to dinner widespread. Corporate contributions legal under Maryland law, illegal under federal law.
REPORTER: Robert Schakne
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