Podcast

Bag Man

Is it possible for an American Vice President to carry out a criminal enterprise inside the White House and have nobody remember? To have one of the most brazen political bribery scandals in American history play out before the country while nobody’s paying attention? In her first original podcast, MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow goes back 45 years to dig into a story that got overshadowed in its day. There’s intrigue. Corruption. Envelopes of cash delivered to the White House. It’s a story that’s not wel...more

Episodes

  • 7 - Episode 7: You Can't Fire Me -- I Quit

    Dec 04 2018

    Disgraced Vice President Spiro T. Agnew officially becomes a private citizen and addresses the nation one last time... as a convicted criminal.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • 6 - Episode 6: A Disappearing Act

    Nov 27 2018

    A secret murder plot directed by the President?Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • 5 - Episode 5: Double-Header

    Nov 20 2018

    Vice President Spiro Agnew attempts a last-ditch effort to surviveLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • 4 - Episode 4: Turn It Off

    Nov 13 2018

    After learning that his own Justice Department is investigating his crimes, Vice President Spiro Agnew embarks on a secret, behind-the-scenes effort... to obstruct justice. To use his power inside the White House to interfere with the investigation and shut it down. It’s a scheme that involves President Nixon himself, members of Nixon's inner circle, and it has never been known to the prosecutors investigating the case... even now, 45 years later.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone...more

  • 3 - Episode 3: Hang In There, Baby

    Nov 06 2018

    With the criminal investigation of him now public, Vice President Spiro Agnew launches a bold counter-attack to survive. An unprecedented assault... on his own Justice Department that's investigating him. And the reporters now covering his case. And Agnew gets back-up in that effort from his legion of hardcore supporters across the country and in Congress.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • 2 - Episode 2: Crawling In

    Oct 29 2018

    With the Watergate scandal gripping the nation, and President Richard Nixon on the verge of going down, a small team of federal prosecutors in Baltimore discover a bombshell that will rock a nation already on the edge. The Vice President of the United States— right at the height of Watergate—has been conducting a secret bribery and extortion operation… from inside the White House itself. And only they know it.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • 1 - Episode 1: An Unsettling Secret

    Oct 29 2018

    He was brash. Politically incorrect. An “outsider” political candidate who rose to the White House, out of nowhere, with a reputation as a “counter-puncher.” But Vice President Spiro Agnew was also something else… an active criminal whose secrets were about to be exposed. What happens when a “counter-puncher” in the White House suddenly sees his political future directly threatened by investigators inside his own Justice Department?Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • Bag Man - Coming October 30th

    Oct 08 2018

    Check out a sneak preview of Bag Man, Rachel Maddow’s first original podcast. First 2 episodes drop October 30th. Subscribe now. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices