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Agnew Probe / Statement #472146

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 21, 1973
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(Studio) Vice President Spiro Agnew issues statement to press with regard to Agnew probe and recent news leaks.
REPORTER: Garrick Utley

(DC) Agnew criticizes "Time" magazine's latest article con Agnew probe. [AGNEW - links news leaks with Justice Department Believes some Justice Department officials plan to influence outcome of possible grand jury deliberation. Hopes Attorney General Elliot Richardson will investigate news leaks thoroughly. Intends to fight for innocence.]
REPORTER: Carl Stern

(Justice Department) [RICHARDSON - says no evidence available links leaks with Justice Department Investigation will begin if Justice Department implicated in news leaks.] Film in Baltimore, Maryland, shows United States attorney George Beall, head of Agnew probe. Beall assures reporters leaks aren't coming from prosecutor's office.
REPORTER: Carl Stern

(Studio) Agnew's fight to prove innocence gets no support from White House
REPORTER: Garrick Utley

Stern, Carl;
Utley, Garrick

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