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    U.S. ATTORNEY JAMES R. THOMPSON SAID WEDNESDAY IN CHICAGO AFTER ARRIVING FROM WASHINGTON D.C. WHERE?

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    U.S. ATTORNEY JAMES R. THOMPSON SAID WEDNESDAY IN CHICAGO AFTER ARRIVING FROM WASHINGTON D.C. WHERE HE ATTENDED VICE PRESIDENT AGNEW'S TRIAL THAT HE HAD NEVER SEEN A STRONG CASE OF BRIBERY OR EXTORTION THAT THE ONE THE GOVERNMENT HAD AGAINST THE VICE PRESIDENT. THOMPSON IS A FEDERAL DISTRICT ATTORNEY FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF ILLINOIS AND HAD BEEN CHOSEN TO DEFEND THE GOVERNMENT AGAINST AGNEW'S CHARGED OF PREJUDICIAL PRESS LEAKS BY THE JUSTICE DEPARTMENT. THOMPSON SAID, -ZZZ +IF THAT CASE HAD GONE TO TRIAL AND IF THOSE WITNESSES HAD TESTIFIED AS THEY SAID THEY WOULD, A CONVICTION WOULD HAVE RESULTED. I HAVE NEVER SEEN A STRONG CASE OF BRIBERY OR EXTORTION.+ THOMPSON ADDED, +I HAVE NO DOUBT THAT IF THE VICE PRESIDENT HAD STOOD TRIAL AND BEEN CONVICTED, HE WOULD HAVE BEE SENTENCED TO A VERY LARGE NUMBER OF YEARS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAGZJRDN842FN9AGMJB8SDI114
    Media URN:
    VLVAGZJRDN842FN9AGMJB8SDI114
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    10/10/1973
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:39:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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