Appeal to the House

Osborne, John
October 1973
New Republic;10/6/73, Vol. 169 Issue 13/14, p11
Focuses on the issues concerning the charges against the U.S. Vice President Spiro Theodore Agnew for extorting and accepting bribes from contractors when he was a county official and governor of Maryland. Claim of U.S. attorney conducting the Maryland investigations that the evidence involving Vice President Agnew is substantial and damning; Denial of the request for resignation in the meeting between President Richard Nixon and Agnew; Reports that resignation was discussed and strongly suggest that it came close to occurring; Denial of an Agnew spokesman that the Vice President had offered through his attorneys to resign on any terms.


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