Replay Of History? Rachel Maddow Investigates Spiro Agnew’s Bribery Scandal


Fresh Air (1/19/19)

Richard Nixon’s first vice president, Spiro Agnew, resigned in 1973 amidst charges of bribery and tax evasion. Now, MSNBC host Rachel Maddow and producer Mike Yarvitz revisit the Agnew scandal in the hit podcast ‘Bag Man.’ “The parallels with what was going on in the Nixon and Agnew administration 45 years ago to the efforts by the Trump administration right now … is uncanny,” Maddow says.

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