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Massachusetts Extortion Case / Nixon-Agnew Ticket / Volpe #53941

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, May 02, 1978
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(Studio) Extortion chgs. against 2 Massachusetts busmen. in Boston detailed. Film shown. Chgs. stem from alleged attempt by accused to raise money to persuade Richard Nixon to decide against Spiro Agnew as Vice President choice in 1972 in favor of former Massachusetts governor John Volpe. Lack of evidence of Nixon's knowledge of attempt and Volpe's denial of knowledge reported Film shown. [VOLPE - states reaction to alleged attempt to get Vice President spot for him.]
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

Reporter(s):
Reasoner, Harry
Duration:
00:00:50

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