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Agnew Inquiry / Subpoenas / Speech #23582

ABC Evening News for Friday, Oct 05, 1973
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(Studio) Justice Department files brief with regard to its right to probe and possibly indict Vice President Spiro Agnew in Maryland kickback allegations.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(Baltimore, Maryland) Justice Department brief outlined. Prosecutors hear from key government witness Jerome Wolfe.
REPORTER: Bill Zimmerman (No Artist given)

(Studio) Vice President Spiro Agnew's lawyers subpoena reporters and other news media to determine news leaks' origin in Agnew probe.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(DC) CBS's Fred Graham subpoenaed [GRAHAM - reacts to subpoena.] Judge in Agnew investigation, Walter Hoffman, allows Agnew lawyers to subpoena anyone possibly involved in news leaks. Other subpoenas issued, incling. "DC Post," "New York Daily News," "Time," "Newsweek", NBC, CBS, "New York Times." Reactions reviewed. ["New York Times" A.M. ROSENTHAL - believes subpoena violates 1st Amendment; to oppose court order.]
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

Donaldson, Sam;
Smith, Howard K.;
Zimmerman, Bill

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