Agnew's speech and press conference, Akron, Ohio, December 17, 1970 to December 18, 1970

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This is a recording of Vice President Spiro T. Agnew's speech at a testimonial dinner for Congressman William H. Ayres in Akron, Ohio. During his speech, Vice President Agnew talks about the campaign strategies he used leading up to the 1970 election and encourages those who opposed the newly elected officials to support them as Republicans. Following the speech is a recording of Vice President Agnew's press conference in Akron, Ohio. During the press conference, Vice President Agnew answers questions about his recent speech at the testimonial dinner.
Government, Law, Politics
Politics and Civic Life
Special Collections and University Archives
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Physical Description
00:47:21 hh:mm:ss; audiocassette
Spiro T. Agnew papers
Series 5: Audiovisual Materials, 1945-1980, Subseries 2, Box 10, Item 38
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Access condition: public.
Other Identifiers
Fedora 2 PID: umd:734677; Handle Identifier: hdl:1903.1/45692; Catalog Key: 0649-2; Filename: histmss-076464

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This item is accessible by: the public.