Governor Spiro T. Agnew's public hearing in Prince George's County, MD, and press conferences, January 1968

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Track 1: Governor Spiro T. Agnew presides over an informal public hearing, January 1968. The hearing was to determine if Mrs. Alta Bell, a Republican member of the Board of Registry, was wrongfully terminated. Track 2: Governor Spiro T. Agnew also holds a press conference to speak on topics such as health programs, judgeship nominations, a new penal institution, the state budget, and he states that he would not accept a Vice Presidential nomination, January 9, 1968. In addition, Governor Spiro T. Agnew states his position on the Draft Rockefeller Movement, a movement to persuade Governor Nelson Rockefeller to run for President of the United States. Lastly, multiple news broadcasts address Governor Spiro T. Agnew's statements about Baltimore City's budget, mental health care, adding more African Americans to the court system, an alcohol tax increase, budget cuts to the state college, and health code violations at the University of Maryland.
Agnew, Spiro T., 1918-1996
Government, Law, Politics; Governors -- Maryland -- History -- Sources
North America; United States; Maryland
Politics and Civic Life
Special Collections and University Archives
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01:47:32 hh:mm:ss; 1/4" open reel tape
Spiro T. Agnew papers
Accession 74-10, Series 5, Subseries 1, Box 1
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