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Agnew Inquiry #230554

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Sep 27, 1973
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(Studio) Baltimore, Maryland, grand jury begins hearing evidence against Vice President Spiro Agnew with regard to Maryland kickback allegations.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Baltimore, Maryland) Grand jury hears evidence under tight security. Allegedly prosecutor George Beall calls IRS (Internal Revenue Service) agents to testify. Positively identified witness, William J. Muth, appears before jury. After filming windows of grand jury room, CBS News team taken into custody. Because of security, little details of proceedings known.
REPORTER: Robert Schakne

(Studio) Agnew's lawyers prepare argument to stop probe.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Justice Department) Attorney General Elliot Richardson apparently intends to get indictment against Agnew; although impeachment seems unlikely now.
REPORTER: Fred Graham

Cronkite, Walter;
Graham, Fred;
Schakne, Robert

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