THE VICE PRESIDENCY: Agnew's Case Goes to the Grand Jury

The charges of political corruption against Vice President Spiro Agnew grew more serious last week. Although he has publicly dismissed them as "damned lies," he was notified that the Justice Department considers them of sufficient gravity for a federal grand jury in Baltimore to be allowed to hear the evidence against him. The jury probably will begin doing so this week.

While Justice Department officials refused to comment on the development, other sources close to the case confirmed that Attorney General Elliot Richardson had decided that the grand jury should look into...

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