On a second floor wall of the Baltimore County Historic Courthouse, not far from the men’s restroom, visitors can view a portrait of Spiro Theodore Agnew. This is because the Republican was elected Baltimore County executive in 1962 serving one four-year term. There is no attached explanation of his time leading the county, nor of his subsequent election as Maryland’s governor in 1966 and certainly not of his time as vice president of the United States under Richard Nixon.
50 years later, Spiro Agnew’s fall deserves to be raised
October 6, 2023