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Agnew Resignation / Vice President Replacement #23237

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 10, 1973
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(Studio) 25th Amendment with regard to Vice President replacement explained.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(DC) Senator Rules Committee to investigate Vice President nomination [Senator Henry JACKSON - believes appointed of John Connally to be blatant partisanship.] [Senator Hubert HUMPHREY - says President should appointed someone without `76 Press ambitions.] [Senator Charles PERCY - insists political partisanship should have no place in picking Vice President]

(Studio) John Connally react to Agnew resignation.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Houston, Texas) [CONNALLY - states surprise over Agnew decision.] Connally refuses to comment with regard to own possibility of reaching Vice President

(Studio) Without Vice President, House Speaker Carl Albert next in line to President Secret Service agents begin guarding Albert today.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

Clark, Bob;
Reasoner, Harry;
Smith, Howard K.

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