Agnew accepts nomination at GOP convention, August 23, 1972
This is a recording of Vice President Spiro T. Agnew's acceptance speech after his nomination for re-election given at the Republican National Convention in Miami Beach, Florida. During his speech, Vice President Agnew talks about inflation, minorities, Vietnam, and progress. He then introduces President Richard Nixon who accepts his nomination for re-election. A commentator then begins to compare President Nixon's first acceptance speech in 1968 to his recent acceptance speech in 1972 and analyzes the President's and Vice President's remarks. The commentators interview Congressman William Steiger, who discusses his opinions on President Nixon. Following the interview is the nomination speech and four seconding speeches for the re-election of Vice President Agnew.
Government, Law, Politics
Politics and Civic Life
Special Collections and University Archives
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- Physical Description
7 in; 01:08:17 hh:mm:ss; 1/4" open reel tape
Spiro T. Agnew papers
Series 5: Audiovisual Materials, 1945-1980, Subseries 2, Box 17, Item 23
A guide to the full collection of Spiro T. Agnew papers is available in our archival collections: http://hdl.handle.net/1903.1/1744.
Access condition: public.
- Other Identifiers
Fedora 2 PID: umd:734601; Handle Identifier: hdl:1903.1/45654; Catalog Key: 1032-1; Filename: histmss-076647
This item is accessible by: the public.