ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Sep 26, 1973
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(Studio) House speaker Carl Albert refuses to investigate charges against Vice President Spiro Agnew as Agnew requested.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith
(Capitol Hill) [AGNEW - insists he doesn't intend to resign.] [REPORTER - questions Agnew with regard to plea bargaining reports] [AGNEW - says neither he nor lawyers initiated plea bargaining.] [Senator Mark HATFIELD - believes Vice President intends to fight charges.]
REPORTER: David Schoumacher
(Studio) Legal maneuvering begins in lower courts for Agnew.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner
(Baltimore, Maryland) Unless unforseen legal action occurs, evidence against Agnew to go before federal grand jury in Baltimore. Legal alternatives outlined with regard to evidence involving Agnew in Maryland kickback probe.
REPORTER: Bill Zimmerman
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