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Agnew Resignation / Congressional Reaction #467173

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 10, 1973
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(Studio) 25th Amendment read. Reaction with regard to Agnew resignation taken from Congress
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Capitol Hill) Disbelief marks Congmen's. remarks. [Majority leader Mike MANSFIELD - says action totally unexpected.] [Senator Mark HATFIELD - believes resignation to have profound impact on cntry.] [Senator Chas. PERCY - states prolonged Congress discussion over Vice President nomination to tear Congress apart.] [Sen Henry JACKSON - says Congress to reject blatant partisan nomination] Congress wants nomination unlikely to seek `76 President seat. John Connally, Governor Ronald Reagan and Nelson Rockefeller wouldn't be approved if Congress backs up stance.

Chancellor, John;
Duke, Paul

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