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Agnew Inquiry #230576

CBS Evening News for Friday, Sep 28, 1973
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(Studio) Federal judge refuses to stop grand jury from hearing evidence re: Spiro Agnew kickback allegations.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Norfolk, Virginia) Agnew's lawyers and Justice Department officials meet with Judge Walter Hoffman.
REPORTER: Fred Graham

(Baltimore, Maryland) Agnew's lawyers' argument to halt grand jury proceedings summarized. Lawyers also file affidavit and memo with regard to Vice President's const. rights.
REPORTER: Robert Schakne

(Studio) Justice Department rebuts Agnew's charges. Background for Agnew allegations outlined.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Agnew allegation as Vice President outlined. DC-based urban planner Echeverria says his company received federal contract. Pressure placed on him to pay off Agnew for recommending company for job. Lester Matts and Agnew's chief of staff involved.
REPORTER: Phil Jones

Cronkite, Walter;
Graham, Fred;
Jones, Phil;
Schakne, Robert

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