Nation: Vice President Agnew on Agnew

Spiro T. Agnew is both weapon and target in this election year. Last week, between campaign forays, he took time out to discuss this dual role, with its problems and rewards, with TIME Correspondents Hugh Sidey and John Stacks. Seated in his luxurious suite in the Executive Office Building, a white marble bust of Socrates staring over his shoulder, the Vice President was tanned from a weekend of tennis in Palm Springs. But he looked and sounded a little weary, and as he spoke, he showed a curious mixture of nearly self-righteous assurance about the accuracy of his charges and an...

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