Whatever detractors the Vice President may have in the U.S., there is a
tiny corner of the earth where Spiro Agnew can do no wrongthe Greek
town of Gargaliani. Agnew's father emigrated from there to America 72
years ago, changing his name from Anagnostopoulos and becoming a U.S.
citizen. As a first-generation native American, Spiro never spoke his
father's native tongue (his mother was American) and is more attuned to
Lawrence Welk than to the bouzouki. But in Gargaliani, blood, not
tongue, is what matters: the Vice President is revered as a local boy
who made good. TIME Correspondent Bonnie Angela...
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