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For now, Richardson decided to give Nixon the benefit of the doubt while he oversaw his department's investigation of Vice President Spiro Agnew, who had been accepting illegal cash payoffs from contractors for years, starting when he was a Maryland official. In October, Richardson was leaving an Oval ...
Along with punk rock, WGTB was well-known for advertising anti-Vietnam War rallies and contraception, drawing direct condemnation from Vice President Spiro Agnew in 1975. "There is little will to oppose communism in America anymore, [and] the voice of third-world communism is pervasive in academia.

Sussman mentioned how then-Vice President Spiro Agnew called the press "nattering nabobs of negativism." He said the criticism was not as bad as being called "fake news," but the press was seen as the opposition for the Nixon administration. Henry said it was fun being able to talk to Sussman directly ...
My alliteration is intentional, for, along with obscure diction, this was Safire's trademark as a speechwriter for Richard Nixon's first vice president, Spiro Agnew. In 1970, Agnew recited Safire's words: "In the United States today, we have more than our share of nattering nabobs of negativism. They have ...
Vice President Spiro Agnew led the way, attacking the major networks and newspapers as "a tiny enclosed fraternity of privileged men elected by no one and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government." The war of words begun, the media readily returned fire. (In a famous cheap shot, ...
If this were not the case, we would be talking about Spiro Agnew's opening to China, Walter Mondale's Camp David Accords or the seasoned, prudent handling by Dan Quayle standing against aggression during the invasion of Kuwait and managing the breakup of the Soviet Union. David A. Merkel is a ...

During that time, the Vietnam War was raging; the demented President Richard M. Nixon was getting swallowed up in the Watergate scandal; and Nixon's VP, (Maryland's own, Spiro T. Agnew), was forced to resign his office. Meanwhile, Mitchell's brother, Clarence, (1911-1984) was the chief lobbyist for the ...
"Nattering nabobs of negativism," is probably the most enduring of the many alliterative pronouncements of Spiro Agnew, Vice President in the Nixon administration until forced to resign because of corruption. This particular phrase, penned by Nixon speechwriter William Safire, derogatively denigrated ...
"Nattering nabobs of negativism," is probably the most enduring of the many alliterative pronouncements of Spiro Agnew, vice president in the Nixon administration until forced to resign because of corruption. This particular phrase, penned by Nixon speechwriter William Safire, derogatively denigrated ...
London is a retired partner for the law firm Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison and the author of The Client Decides; he was a principal lawyer for Vice President Spiro Agnew. Lawyers are wont to write threatening letters, especially on behalf of clients who thrive on intimidating adversaries, be they ...
"Nattering nabobs of negativism," is probably the most enduring of the many alliterative pronouncements of Spiro Agnew, Vice President in the Nixon administration until forced to resign because of corruption. This particular phrase, penned by Nixon speechwriter William Safire, derogatively denigrated ...
"Nattering nabobs of negativism," is probably the most enduring of the many alliterative pronouncements of Spiro Agnew, Vice President in the Nixon administration until forced to resign because of corruption. This particular phrase, penned by Nixon speechwriter William Safire, derogatively denigrated ...
"Nattering nabobs of negativism," is probably the most enduring of the many alliterative pronouncements of Spiro Agnew, Vice President in the Nixon administration until forced to resign because of corruption. This particular phrase, penned by Nixon speechwriter William Safire, derogatively denigrated ...
Nattering nabobs of negativism, is probably the most enduring of the many alliterative pronouncements of Spiro Agnew, Vice President in the Nixon administration until forced to resign because of corruption. This particular phrase, penned by Nixon speechwriter William Safire, derogatively denigrated ...
New Year 1970 was a happy one for Marcos, the icing on the cake being US Vice President Spiro Agnew and wife attending his inaugural and being house guests at the Palace. So the countdown to 1970 was spent with his children "trying out the Bocaue sparklers at the garden and fountain in front of the ...
"Nattering nabobs of negativism," is probably the most enduring of the many alliterative pronouncements of Spiro Agnew, Vice President in the Nixon administration until forced to resign because of corruption. This particular phrase, penned by Nixon speechwriter William Safire, derogatively denigrated ...
Elders, including government figures, in turn called young people "bums" and "impudent snobs" (as Vice President Spiro Agnew did.) The atmosphere of human contact was so disturbing. The question can be asked: Now into 2018, has civility improved? I would have to say, basically not. In some ways it ...

In a 1969 speech Nixon's vice president, Spiro Agnew, openly protested the "narrow and distorted picture of America often emerges from the televised news." "Perhaps the place to start looking for a credibility gap is not in the offices of the government in Washington," Agnew said, "but in the studios of the ...
Videos and photos from the 1972 presidential campaign, as discussed in this week's episode of our Watergate podcast. By Leon Neyfakh. U1754824 President Nixon and Vice President Spiro T. Agnew acknowledge applause as they appear at the Republican election night headquarters in the Shoreham ...
President Donald Trump during a meeting in the Roosevelt Room at the White House on Nov. 28, 2017 in Washington, DC. Kevin Dietsch/Pool--Getty Images. By Martin London. December 4, 2017. IDEAS. London is a retired partner for the law firm Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison and the author of The Client ...
When we represented Vice President Spiro Agnew, we negotiated for him as part of his plea bargain a complete discharge of any other federal charges -- in other words, effectively a full pardon for everything and anything beyond the single tax count to which he pleaded nolo contendere. In subsequent ...
After passing in the House, the bill was deadlocked in the Senate until then-Vice President Spiro Agnew cast the tie-breaking vote to pass the measure. Three months later, the protracted NEPA debate became moot when OPEC imposed an oil embargo on the United States for supporting Israel in the ...
On August 7, 1973, the Wall Street Journal published a startling story: Spiro Agnew, elected in 1968 as Richard Nixon's Vice-President, was under investigation for tax evasion, bribery, and various corrupt practices, most dating back to 1967, when Agnew became the governor of Maryland. Agnew's first ...
The only vice president to resign due to scandal, Richard Nixon's own Spiro Agnew, did so not because of Watergate but for the entirely unrelated reason that he received over a quarter million dollars in bribes. It has long been speculated that prosecutors were eager to cut a juicy deal for Agnew so that he ...
During the then-Vice President Spiro Agnew bribery investigation, our legal team argued on behalf of the Vice President that because he was subject to impeachment under Article II, Section 4, he was immune from criminal prosecution unless and until he had been impeached by the House and convicted ...
It was the height of Watergate and the Democratic speaker of the House, Carl Albert, needed advice. With Vice President Spiro Agnew's resignation, and the Nixon presidency imperiled, Albert was suddenly next in line to become president. The vacancy continued for 58 days - between the time that Agnew ...
"Nattering nabobs of negativism," is probably the most enduring of the many alliterative pronouncements of Spiro Agnew, vice president in the Nixon administration until forced to resign because of corruption. This particular phrase, penned by Nixon speechwriter William Safire, denigrated reporters for ...
August 5 - 8, the Republican National Convention nominates Richard Nixon for President and Spiro Agnew for Vice President. August 22 - 30, the Democratic National Convention nominates Hubert Humphrey for President and Edmund Muskie for Vice President, but not before anti-war protests rocked the ...
Spiro Agnew referred to them as "an effete corps of impudent snobs who characterize themselves as intellectuals"; his boss, Richard Nixon, used "pompous egghead(s)"′ while there's George Wallace's dictum (one that hits me two out of two ways): "Pointy-head college professors who can't even park a ...
In the same week that saw statistics roll in about the increased use of anxiety drugs in the state at a rate of about twice the national average and about how our graduating high school seniors are poorly prepared to enter college, in a week that saw a contractor pull out of a deal to lay sewer pipes through ...
Spiro Agnew, Nixon's vice-president, who was forced to resign over matters unrelated to Watergate, famously called the press at the time, "nattering nabobs of negativism." And Nixon, in a taped conversation with then National Security Advisor Henry Kissinger, said, "Never forget, the press is the enemy.
Two vice presidents have gone that route. Spiro Agnew, who served under former President Richard Nixon, resigned after being charged with bribery, conspiracy, extortion and tax fraud. And John C. Calhoun resigned after President Andrew Jackson chose a different running mate for his second term.
The office has been vacant since Oct. 10, when Spiro T. Agnew, facing charges of criminal wrongdoing, resigned. President Nixon nominated Ford two days later. --Jackson County Floridan, Thursday, Dec. 6, 1973. Cryptic question awaits top aide. A cryptic question left unanswered overnight awaited ...
In 1973, House minority leader Gerald R. Ford was sworn in as vice president, succeeding Spiro T. Agnew. In 1982, 11 soldiers and six civilians were killed when an Irish National Liberation army bomb exploded at a pub in Ballykelly, Northern Ireland. In 1989, 14 women were shot to death at the University ...
... was ratified as Georgia became the 27th state to endorse it. In 1907, the worst mining disaster in U.S. history occurred as 362 men and boys died in a coal mine explosion in Monongah, W.Va. In 1973, House minority leader Gerald R. Ford was sworn in as vice president, succeeding Spiro T. Agnew.
The sneering, condescending Democrat is an archetype -- a staple of Fox News, of GOP fundraising and somehow, even of the conservative intelligentsia. It began with the Goldwater campaign, reached its full height about the time Spiro Agnew took on the East Coast's "effete corps of impudent snobs," ...
In 1973, House minority leader Gerald R. Ford was sworn in as vice president, succeeding Spiro T. Agnew. In 1982, 11 soldiers and six civilians were killed when an Irish National Liberation army bomb exploded at a pub in Ballykelly, Northern Ireland. In 1989, 14 women were shot to death at the University ...
1967 - The first human heart transplant in the US, and the first-ever paediatric heart transplant is performed by cardiac surgeon Adrian Kantrowitz. 1973 - Gerald Ford becomes Vice president of the US following Spiro Agnew's resignation. 1983 - The first heart and lung transplant in Britain was performed at ...
In 1973, House minority leader Gerald R. Ford was sworn in as vice president, succeeding Spiro T. Agnew. In 1982, 11 soldiers and six civilians were killed when an Irish National Liberation army bomb exploded at a pub in Ballykelly, Northern Ireland. In 1989, 14 women were shot to death at the University ...
President Donald Trump during a meeting in the Roosevelt Room at the White House on Nov. 28, 2017 in Washington, DC. Kevin Dietsch/Pool--Getty Images. By Martin London. December 4, 2017. IDEAS. London is a retired partner for the law firm Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison and the author of The Client ...
Notwithstanding Richard Nixon and his ethically challenged Vice President Spiro Agnew, none has endeavored to poison the well of the Fourth Estate as have Donald Trump and his complicit enablers Kellyanne Conway, Sarah Huckabee Sanders, Steve Bannon, Breitbart and "FOX and Friends.".
1968. Republican presidential candidate Richard Nixon and his running mate Spiro Agnew wave to crowds during the campaign, circa 1968.
Apparently, never mind the dire predictions of the "the nattering nabobs of negativism," (U.S. vice-president Spiro Agnew), we cannot yet write ...
In 1969, speaking in Des Moines, Iowa, Vice President Spiro T. Agnew accused network television news departments of bias and distortion, ...
In 1969, speaking in Des Moines, Iowa, Vice President Spiro T. Agnew accused network television news departments of bias and distortion, ...
One month later, Nixon's VP Spiro Agnew stepped down, paving the way for Gerald Ford to take his position and eventually become president.
In 1969, speaking in Des Moines, Iowa, Vice President Spiro T. Agnew accused network television news departments of bias and distortion, ...
It would be the most shocking example of high-level White House (or White House transition) corruption since Vice President Spiro Agnew was ...
It would be the most shocking example of high-level White House (or White House transition) corruption since Vice President Spiro Agnew was ...
He turned his vice president, Spiro Agnew, into an anti-media attack dog, who hit the mark in a series of hard-edged speeches. "Nattering ...


 

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