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Possible Agnew Resignation / Rumors #472626

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Sep 18, 1973
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(Studio) Rumors flourish with regard to possible Vice President Spiro Agnew's resignation. "DC Post's" David Broder claims he talked with source for resignation story. Agnew's office insists Vice President has no intention of resigning. White House offers no support to Agnew.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(DC) Agnew goes about duties normally; refuses comment on resignation story. [Former Agnew aide Victor GOLD - believes Washington, DC pols. intend to ruin Agnew's career.] Gold names Melvin Laird, Al Hague and Elliot Richardson as White House members out to ruin Agnew. [GOLD - states President responsible for eroding Vice President's character.] Gold questioned about reasons behind possible erosion. [GOLD - charges Agnew story keeps Americans from Watergate scandal.]
REPORTER: Ron Nessen

(White House) Press Secretary Gerald Warren's press conference described with regard to White House position on Agnew resignation story. Warren refuses comment on most questions.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(Studio) Senator Barry Goldwater, personal friend of Agnew, states subject of resignation never talked about; believes Agnew to fight.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Brokaw, Tom;
Chancellor, John;
Nessen, Ron

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