The Nation: The Long Goodbye

"We don't know anything about him, except that this is his last day," explained a White House aide curtly. He was referring to the final severance of Spiro T. Agnew from the U.S. Government. Six months to the day after his resignation as Vice President, Agnew and his Government-paid staff of six packed up last week and left the federal office he has occupied in a restored town house across the street from Lafayette Park. They have completed the task of sifting through Agnew's vice-presidential papers, turned some over to the National Archives, donated others to libraries of various universities.

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