Former Vice President Joseph R. Biden on Sunday said President Trump tried to "blackmail" Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky into investigating Mr. Biden, a leading contender for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination. "Because he doesn't want me to run, he decides that he's going to go try to blackmail — I
Thomas Alan Schwartz
Agnew demonstrated the vulnerability of mass media to populist attacks, firing some of the first shots in a culture war that persists to this day.
Americans witnessed an unprecedented event 50 years ago: live television coverage on all three national networks of a speech by the vice president of the United States.
Speeches by vice presidents never received such attention. But the address on Nov. 13, 1969, by Vice President Spiro T. Agnew to the Midwest...
“They have him all freaked out because he makes a mistake every time he speaks.”