The Nation: Agnew Revival

Trying to stop the speculation about who will replace Spiro Agnew on the Republican ticket, President Nixon hinted that maybe nobody would. It was high time to give the Vice President his due, Nixon told his aides, who promptly got busy polishing up the Agnew escutcheon. The Vice President has been handed more visible duties, like defending the Administration's economic policies at this month's meeting of Governors in Puerto Rico. His picture adorned the cover of Monday, the publication of the Republican National Committee. He is slotted for a key role at the...

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