Agnew speaks at GOP fundraising dinner in Houston, Texas, May 22, 1970

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This is a recording of the events at a Republican Fund Raiser Dinner in Houston, Texas. Republican State Party Chairman William Stigler introduces guests, George H. W. Bush speaks on his candidacy for Senate, and Governor candidate Paul Eggars speaks about his candidacy and the future of Texas under Republican guidance. Senator John Tower introduces Vice President Spiro T. Agnew who then speaks to the audience about college dissent, the liberal news media smearing his name, the Kent State deaths, Cambodia, and his pushback against a "muzzle Agnew" campaign by the media and opponents.
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Politics and Civic Life
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Physical Description
7 in; 01:18:31 hh:mm:ss; 1/4" open reel tape
Spiro T. Agnew papers
Series 5: Audiovisual Materials, 1945-1980, Subseries 2, Box 6, Item 30
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Access condition: public.
Other Identifiers
Fedora 2 PID: umd:734060; Handle Identifier: hdl:1903.1/45384; Catalog Key: 415; Filename: histmss-076352

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