NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 29, 1973
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(Studio) Vice President Spiro Agnew Maryland kickback probe conts. "New York Times" reports old Agnew friend I.M. Hammerman II allegedly negotiated for partial immunity by releasing information to investigators on case. Pol. and construction company agreements well known in MD.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(Annapolis, Maryland) [MD Democratic leader Senator George SNYDER - explains arrangements between pols. and construction companies in MD. Calls fund-raising dinners shakedown dinners. Contractors and political candidates gain; taxpayers pay in long run.] United States attorney George Beall intends to catch others playing in kickback system. Dale Anderson, Agnew's successor as Baltimore Cnty. exec., recently indicted on extortion charges. Agnew figures as suspect in Maryland probes
REPORTER: Ron Nessen