ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Sep 25, 1973
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(Studio) Attorney General Elliot Richardson plans to present evidence against Vice President Spiro Agnew in Maryland kickback case, Agnew to fight action.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith
(Justice Department) Baltimore grand jury to hear case against Agnew this week according to Richardson's announcement. Agnew's former aide Vic Gold still believes White House wants to ruin Agnew's political ambitions.
REPORTER: Bill Zimmerman
(White House) Richardson and assistant Attorney General Henry Petersen report details of Justice Department probe into Agnew case to Nixon. President meets with Agnew to discuss Agnew's alternatives. Agnew's decision involves dire repercussions. Congressional leader Gerald Ford meets with Agnew to arrange further discussion with Congressional leaders
REPORTER: Tom Jarriel
(Capitol Hill) Agnew sends message to House requesting full House inquiry into his alleged role in kickback scandal in MD. Agnew refuses comment to reporters with regard to resignation and impeachment rumors.
REPORTER: Bob Clark
(Studio) President issues statement with regard to meeting with Agnew. Asks American people to pressure Agnew's right to innocence till found guilty.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner