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Florence Morning News (Newspaper) - October 11, 1973, Florence, South CarolinaFlorence morning news thursday october 11, Agnew s Rise to political prominence came swiftly i Washington t. A Kiick Iii Vail swiftly ii Russ Tom Jwili Kvil seem from old Curlly o i Lonn is via1 Iii i i Nelly in ii dubious plate in history As hid first v Kun president id for Iii Irr Imi nil charges. A new resigned Woiln Zsitny and put ii Lwi no Emiti St to i Fel ony charge if Fucili my income Lux evasion. To was governor of jiul lie object of count less Spiro Junkus when Iliili card m. Nixon chose him As his running male Al the Lafill us Public in Neil tool convention. In his firs irm As vice pres ident lie often Hie role of slurp Zitti Icker of Lii political opposition Anil of i lie news Media. Hut when lie Nixon Aii Nivins i Ilion Ruml itself under siege after the disclosures of the a Legale affix air agile we Imti inti untouched. Then on aug. 2. Lie was i old in a letter from . Ally Corgi Heidi in Lial Linore that lie was under Lor possible violations of extortion Brill in und income tax Laws. Till vice i is Idun denied the charges and called them nod . Agui w told a cheering audience be publican women in Angeles that i intend to slay and he vowed he would not resign even if indicted. I am innocent of us charges against i he said. A new was the second vice president to resign. John c. Callioux resigned dec. 2h. Tiffi. In become a senator torn South Carolina. Callioux. Who had been politically Al Odds wild resident Andrew Jackson had run in a special election for a vacancy caused by the Resigna Tion Olsen. Soberl y. Llwayne. Karlicz this year he old a group of Harvard students in reply to a theoretical Cju Calion Al nil watergate one thing is Clrar. And Ilia is what. 1 said Axil of a if i Lund myself unable to continue on a basis of conscience i would t slay Here As vice president i would have to in doing so wednesday. A new told the court be did so be cause i he lengthy trial which would result if he Loughl the be divisive Lor the country. Thus Aii Iiralo a Hall i he Good Fortune Agnew through life in working his Way newsmen surround Agnew at courthouse at the time his resignation was t known up from a kid hawking vege tables on a Mal Limonc Street to the nation s second highest elective office. Agnew was nov. 0. Hub to a Creek immigrant Fathe and. A Virginia raised Solhei his lather who changed i name from was in the restaurant busies in Baltimore and became a Leader in the City s greek Community. After Agnew graduated from High school he attended Johns Hopkins University majoring in chemistry. The curriculum have him trouble and after Oliree years be transferred to evening classes in Law Al the University of Baltimore work ing Days Al an insurance com Pany. H was there that he met Liis wife. Judy. World War ii came to joined the army became an officer Anil served with an armoured division in Kurop. Agnew re turned to a Baltimore Al the end of the War and to Law school. Living in .suburban1 Balti More. In iot.2 was elected Baltimore county executive. In Umili. Be was a racial Moder ate in a Bonier stale where open housing was an Issue which split i ii democrats and was elected governor. The slate s fifth executive in its history. In the summer of lie was unknown outside his Home slate when Nixon picked him to in ills running male. Agnew sail Al the time i was stunned. I Hud no idea Hal this was going to happen. H came As a Boll out of the after the nomination he said lie had in Toj come a household word. He did Ihal and More he became the Darling of conservative Ite publicans. During that first Campaign Ageiew hammered hard and continuously on his favorite theme of Law and order. Lie termed Slud enl dissenters basically in one he Deschl d vice i Resi Lient ii Skrl ii. Humphrey the democratic presidential Nomi Nee As being St fishy Soli on communism. Agnew several limes apology cd and said it was a Blunder if he left the impression Ilia he considered Humphrey was not Loyal. Afler the election Agnew was Many assignments by Nixon. He participated in Cabi net and in Nixon s meetings with Capitol Hill Lead ers lie headed the space task Force. In All. Agnew chaired a total of 13 councils and com missions. Agnew grew to lie a popular speaker Al Republican i arly gatherings. In Laic to he re turned to the rhetoric of his Campaign. He denounced anti War protestors by saying. A spirit of National masochism prevails encouraged by an Al fete corps of impudent sixths who themselves As next the news Media came Inlo his sights. In a Intel viev he said to fell Al limes thai those writing for the particularly the big City littoral Media were Al int the most superficial thinkers i be Ever in a speech in Des Moines. Iowa. Agnew blasted the Tele vision networks and their commentators lie called them a tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men Elir cd by no oik1 and enjoying a sanctioned and licensed by die i rior to the off year elections. Agnew Iliew himself into the campaigning with lie said lie wanted the voters to reject Radical liberals whom ii defined As those who could be deluded to vote against the interests of Law and order and against the interests of a representative society and against the foreign policy of the United slates virtually every less was heard from Agnew in lie exl two years and there was a prestion whether Nixon would pick him to run again lie did. But shrilly Afler la Weir re election. Agnew s staff was Cut and his office was moved from the while House to the old exc Culic office Luil Dong then Nixon was to have told a visitor Hinl John 1 would be he Rikhy top presidential inti Nance. Rather than a guck. I on watergate. 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