• Short Summary

    President Nixon has given support to Vice-President Agnew's determination not to resign if indicated on corruption charges, but has also given strong backing to Assistant Attorney-General Henry Peterson.

  • Description

    President Nixon has given support to Vice-President Agnew's determination not to resign if indicated on corruption charges, but has also given strong backing to Assistant Attorney-General Henry Peterson. Mr. Peterson, who is handling the investigation involving Mr. Agnew, has been accused by the Vice-President of leaking information on the alleged corruption charges to the press.

    Mr. Nixon, speaking at an impromptu White House news conference on Wednesday (3 October), Urged every American to give Mr. Agnew the right to did not involve his activities as Vice-President.

    The President made it clear that he had made no contingency plane to appoint another Vice-President, should Mr. Agnew resign.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA9EL6AXZB0MVARQHNI1Y0EBPQW
    Media URN:
    VLVA9EL6AXZB0MVARQHNI1Y0EBPQW
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    04/10/1973
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:12:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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