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Agnew, Nixon Meeting / Agnew Probe #472725

NBC Evening News for Friday, Sep 21, 1973
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(Studio) Vice President Spiro Agnew meets privately with Nixon.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(DC) Agnew and Nixon send word to respective staffs, ordering them to remain silent on Agnew inquiry and possible resignation. Assistant press secretary Gerald Warren assures press Agnew hasn't resigned already.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(DC) Agnew friends believe Maryland kickback probe hurts Agnew's political aspirations. Now Agnew more involved with legal defense in Maryland kickback case than pols. Agnew's future plans uncertain; resignation probably won't occur.
REPORTER: Ron Nessen

(Capitol Hill) If Agnew resigns, Congress wouldn't automatically accept Nixon's Vice President choice. Congress sets down qualifications for Vice President if new one apptd. [Representative John BRADEMAS - believes Vice President should be standby only. Thinks Vice President should promise not to run as President in `76.] [Representative Morris UDALL - says all Congress will work together if need arises.]
REPORTER: Paul Duke

Reporter(s):
Brokaw, Tom;
Chancellor, John;
Duke, Paul;
Nessen, Ron
Duration:
00:03:20

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