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Agnew Resignation / Agnew Probe #27777

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Sep 18, 1973
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(Studio) "DC Post" reports Vice President Agnew considers resignation this week
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(DC) Sources close to Agnew denounce "Post" story. Agnew refuses comment with regard to story from undisclosed sources. [Former Agnew aide Victor GOLD - believes many see Agnew probe as prime time to advance own political aspirations.] Gold questioned about possible White House reasons for capitalizing on Spiro Agnew probe. [GOLD - insists Agnew probe has diverted attention from Watergate.]
REPORTER: Bill Zimmerman

(White House) President insists White House assts. issue no comment with regard to possible Agnew resignation. President' backing for Vice President falters although Vice President has official White House backing.
REPORTER: Tom Jarriel

Jarriel, Tom;
Smith, Howard K.;
Zimmerman, Bill

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